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Podiatrist Salary

A Podiatrist earns an average salary of $117,985 per year. A skill in Wound Care is associated with high pay for this job.
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$73,244 - $201,437
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$73K
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MEDIAN: $117,985
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$45.00 - $112.50
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MEDIAN: $85.00
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$73,244 - $201,437  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $40,547  
Profit Sharing
$4,000 - $32,000  
Total Pay (?
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$75,581 - $209,980  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 311
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Hourly Rate
$45.00 - $112.50  
   
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $40,547  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,000 - $32,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$75,581 - $209,980  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Job Description for Podiatrist

A podiatrist is a doctor and surgeon who deals with conditions of the feet, ankles, and legs. This may involve complications related to injuries, wounds, structural problems, or diabetes and other diseases. A podiatrist works at a medical institution such as a hospital, clinic, or private practice. This doctor sees patients for evaluation and diagnoses. The podiatrist will then assign treatment, whether it be medication, surgery, therapy, or a combination of treatments. A podiatrist needs to be able to document medical notes and records. This doctor may also look at patient records in order to better determine the issue the patient is facing. Being a podiatrist may involve working on a team, including other doctors, surgeons, and nurses. This is generally a full-time position, and hours and days of work often vary. Some travel may be necessary in order to visit patients in various medical institutions.

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Podiatrist Tasks

  • Refer patients to physicians when symptoms indicative of systemic disorders, such as arthritis or diabetes, are observed in feet and legs.
  • Advise patients about treatments and preventative foot care techniques.
  • Prescribe medications, corrective devices, physical therapy, or surgery.
  • Diagnose and treat bone, muscle, skin and joint disorders affecting the feet.
  • Make and fit prosthetic appliances.

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Pay by Experience Level for Podiatrist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Podiatrist Salaries



National Average
$124,000



Skills That Affect Podiatrist Salaries


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National Average
$124,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 25%