Dermatologist Salary

Generous salaries abound for Dermatologists in the United States, with average pay above six figures ($228K) per year. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Women make up a slight majority of Dermatologists (55 percent) survey respondents. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and around half collect dental insurance. It's heartening to note that most people in this field love their work, finding it both fun and rewarding. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$80,229 - $392,620
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$240K
$390K
MEDIAN: $239,457
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50%
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$14.62 - $202
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MEDIAN: $52.07
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$0$393K
Salary $80,229 - $392,620
Bonus $50.34 - $49,665
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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$74,679 - $393,409
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 202
Hourly Data $0$202
Hourly Rate $14.62 - $202
Hourly Tips $1.00
Overtime $37.00
Annual Data $0$393K
Bonus $50.34 - $49,665
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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$74,679 - $393,409
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

Job Description for Dermatologist

A dermatologist is a medical doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and conditions involving the skin, nails and hair. A dermatologist can treat common conditions such as acne and skin rashes, as well as diagnose and treat more serious diseases. Dermatologists traditionally work as specialists in private practices, with many of their patients referred by primary care providers when this doctor's expertise is required.

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Dermatologist Tasks

  • Consult with patients, make diagnoses and amend the electronic health record.
  • Participate in department and organization meetings, policy development and projects.
  • Read current literature and understand interactions between drugs and conditions.
  • Explain, perform and evaluate procedures and treatments.

Dermatologist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Dermatologist

Pay by Experience for a Dermatologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Dermatologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $204,000 based on 125 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dermatologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $205,000 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Dermatologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $210,000 based on 35 salaries. A Dermatologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $290,000 based on 26 salaries.

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Key Stats for Dermatologist

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Dermatologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

National Average
$230,000

Experienced
▼9%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Mid-Career
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 21%