Average Hospitalist Salary

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The average salary for a Hospitalist is $212,543.
MEDIAN $212,543
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$128k - $273k
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$5k - $17k
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$124k - $298k

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Job Description for Hospitalist

Hospitalist Tasks
  • Oversee communication with hospitalized patients, family members, nurses, and doctors.
  • Handle problems, emergencies, and changes in situations rapidly.
  • Serve as point of contact for all health care around particular patients.

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Popular Skills for Hospitalist

Skills in Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Acute Care, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Critical Care are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Hospitalist

An entry-level Hospitalist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $203,201 based on 226 salaries. An early career Hospitalist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $208,182 based on 458 salaries. A mid-career Hospitalist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $214,666 based on 238 salaries. An experienced Hospitalist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $229,599 based on 185 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $230,882.
Employees with Hospitalist in their job title in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earn an average of 9.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (8.5% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (5.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Francisco, California (6.8% less), New York, New York (6.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (4.8% less).

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