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Rheumatologist Salary

Rheumatologists in the United States pull down an average of $175K annually. This field is filled with high levels of job satisfaction; most Rheumatologists are happy with their jobs. Some workers in this field — slightly more than a fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by the greater part. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$106,436 - $225,709
(Median)
$110K
$170K
$230K
MEDIAN: $174,557
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$106,436 - $225,709  
   
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$0.00 - $34,521  
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$107,235 - $228,178  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 111
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Job Description for Rheumatologist

  • Assess and evaluate patient and their concerns.
  • Diagnose and treat muscle, bone and joint dysfunction.

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Pay by Experience Level for Rheumatologist

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


Annually raking in $170K, the average professional in this position sees a six-figure salary within the first five years. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $185K. Rheumatologists who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $187K.

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Experience Affects Rheumatologist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$176,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 22%
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