Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Internist is $197,579
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Internists?
An entry-level Internist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $191,836 based on 11 salaries. An early career Internist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $195,852 based on 33 salaries. A mid-career Internist …Read more
What Do Internists Do?
An internist is a physician who focuses on the prevention and treatment of disease. The internist will work with other physicians, in order to provide them with advice. Often, the symptoms present in a patient will be puzzling, and the internist will have to use problem-solving skills to discover what disease is ailing the patient and what sort of medication or treatment should be administered. Figuring out solutions may involve research, looking at the patient’s medical history, and figuring …Read more
- Diagnose and treat diseases and injuries of patients' internal organ systems.
- Perform routine examinations and treat serious conditions.
- Use diagnostic techniques to treat and examine patients including medication, surgery, and hospitalization.
- Examine patients for symptoms and determine causes.