Physician / Doctor, Dermatologist Salary

Compensation for Dermatologists in the United States is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($223K). Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. The majority of Dermatologists (65 percent) who took the survey are female. A strong majority enjoy medical while roughly one-half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over two-fifths. Something to celebrate is that most people in this position are highly satisfied with their jobs.

$79,189 - $387,156
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$240K
$390K
MEDIAN: $238,061
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$10.26 - $197
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$0$389K
Salary $79,189 - $387,156
Bonus $50.68 - $50,507
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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$73,562 - $389,344
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 252
Hourly Data $0$197
Hourly Rate $10.26 - $197
Hourly Tips $1.00
Overtime $0.14 - $163
Annual Data $0$389K
Bonus $50.68 - $50,507
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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$73,562 - $389,344
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Dermatologist

A dermatologist's main priority is the treatment and well-being of his or her patients. He or he must be capable of interviewing and examining patients to identify, rule out, and diagnose various conditions. A dermatologist must be able to routinely perform treatments such as the removal of lesions, laser treatment, and biopsies. He or she must also prescribe medications, interventions, and behavioral changes to help reduce or eliminate symptoms. A dermatologist must be able to work with all types of patients, from young children to the elderly. Daily activities may range from treating an individual with skin cancer to assisting a patient with a cosmetic procedure.

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Physician / Doctor, Dermatologist Tasks

  • Document all patient data and interactions.
  • Prescribe medications, interventions, and behavioral changes to reduce or eliminate symptoms.
  • Perform treatments like removal of lesions, laser treatment and biopsies.
  • Interview and examine patients to identify, rule out, or diagnose conditions.
  • Consult with patients, make diagnoses and amend the electronic health record.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Dermatologist

Pay by Experience for a Physician / Doctor, Dermatologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Physician / Doctor, Dermatologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $205,000 based on 143 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physician / Doctor, Dermatologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $201,000 based on 68 salaries. An experienced Physician / Doctor, Dermatologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $206,000 based on 52 salaries. A Physician / Doctor, Dermatologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $282,000 based on 42 salaries.

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Key Stats for Physician / Doctor, Dermatologist

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Dermatologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

National Average
$233,000

▼12%

Experienced
▼12%

Mid-Career
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 21%