Gastroenterologist Salary

Six-figure salaries are the norm for Gastroenterologists in the United States, with median pay hovering around $300K per year. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Gastroenterologists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Male Gastroenterologists are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$179,390 - $506,366
$180K
$300K
$510K
MEDIAN: $304,611
10%
50%
90%

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$98.26 - $201.44
$150
MEDIAN: $150.00
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$0$521K
Salary $179,390 - $506,366
Bonus $9,635 - $101,367
Profit Sharing $119,831
Total Pay (?
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$180,059 - $521,088
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 212
Hourly Data $0$201
Hourly Rate $150.00
Annual Data $0$521K
Bonus $9,635 - $101,367
Profit Sharing $119,831
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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$180,059 - $521,088
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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Job Description for Gastroenterologist

Gastroenterologists are responsible for attending to medical tasks and providing support to patients for their organizations, as well as conducting assessments, ordering tests for medical laboratories, and analyzing operation-risks. Strong communication skills and proficiency with medical terminology are important in this position to relay information, and they work primarily in medical environments with physicians, nurses, and other staff to provide the highest-quality care to patients.

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Gastroenterologist Tasks

  • Meet with patients to collect symptoms, order tests, evaluate treatments, and diagnose problems.
  • Document patient interactions, diagnoses, treatments, symptoms, and test results.
  • Use video cameras, sensors, and other medical equipment to obtain information for diagnosis and treatment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Gastroenterologist

Pay by Experience for a Gastroenterologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Gastroenterologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $288,000 based on 96 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Gastroenterologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $313,000 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Gastroenterologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $310,000 based on 56 salaries. A Gastroenterologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $302,000 based on 31 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $308,472

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Gastroenterologists, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 30 percent above the national average. Place of residence plays a huge part in a Gastroenterologist's salary, with Boston Gastroenterologists earning salaries that are 31 percent less than the national average. Employers pay around 23 percent less in Los Angeles and 19 percent less in New York, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Key Stats for Gastroenterologist

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Gastroenterologist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲1%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$308,000

Late-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 10%
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