The average salary for an Obstetrician or Gynecologist is $230,350.
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Job Description for Obstetrician or Gynecologist
Obstetricians are physicians that provide care to women before, during and immediately after childbirth. Gynecologists are physicians that focus on women's health, specifically female reproductive systems and the breasts. These doctors provide routine care to patients such as prescribing medications, analyzing test results, discussing preventative care, and discussing procedures, medicines and test results with patients. They also work to treat diseases or injuries by prescribing medicines and a…Read more
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.
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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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