Average Obstetrician or Gynecologist Salary

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The average salary for an Obstetrician or Gynecologist is $230,350.
MEDIAN $230,350
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$141k - $310k
$275 - $70k
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$99k - $311k

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Job Description for Obstetrician or Gynecologist

Obstetrician or Gynecologist Tasks
  • Diagnose illness and prescribe treatment for females in the realm of pregnancy, reproductive systems, and general care.
  • Offer childbirth, prenatal, natal, and postpartum care of mothers and fetuses.
  • Counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventative care.
  • Examine patients and their medical histories.

Career Paths

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Obstetrician or Gynecologist
Obstetrician / Gynecologist (OB/GYN)
Physician / Doctor, Gynecologist
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Pay by Experience Level for Obstetrician or Gynecologist

An entry-level Obstetrician or Gynecologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $200,155 based on 8 salaries. An early career Obstetrician or Gynecologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $225,814 based on 74 salaries. A mid-career Obstetrician or Gynecologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $233,613 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Obstetrician or Gynecologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $248,186 based on 30 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $254,341.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Obstetrician or Gynecologist in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 13.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (8.1% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (2.3% less).

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