Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Salary

Six-figure salaries are the norm for Emergency Room Doctors in the United States, with median pay hovering around $207K per year. Cash earnings for Emergency Room Doctors — including $97K in bonuses and $81K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $100K to $432K depending on individual performance. While career length and the particular employer impact pay for this group, location is the most influential factor. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most Emergency Room Doctors survey respondents are men (77 percent). Although the greater part have medical coverage and close to one-half have dental coverage, just under one in three claim no health benefits at all. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$97,864 - $354,095
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MEDIAN: $207,073
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$58.88 - $240.87
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$0$438K
Salary $97,864 - $354,095
Bonus $964 - $96,256
Profit Sharing $9,696 - $81,703
Total Pay (?
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$99,744 - $438,196
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 494
Hourly Data $0$263
Hourly Rate $58.88 - $240.87
Hourly Tips $142.86
Overtime $20.48 - $263.00
Annual Data $0$438K
Bonus $964 - $96,256
Profit Sharing $9,696 - $81,703
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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$99,744 - $438,196
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 271

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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER)

Emergency room doctors use their medical tools and training to assist patients in need of acute, life-saving care. These physicians must think and act quickly to diagnose and treat patients, providing cardiac life support, trauma care, and other actions that help patients in life-threatening scenarios.

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Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Tasks

  • Diagnose and provide non-surgical treatment of diseases and injuries to patients in the emergency room.
  • They need to be capable of diagnosing and caring for all types of patients, regardless of age and type of problem.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER)

Pay by Experience for a Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) has a positive trend. An entry-level Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $215,000 based on 415 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $246,000 based on 221 salaries. An experienced Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $271,000 based on 209 salaries. A Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $285,000 based on 134 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $251,128

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Emergency Room Doctors, Dallas offers exceptional salaries, 14 percent above the national average. Emergency Room Doctors will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+13 percent), Kansas City (+13 percent), Los Angeles (+12 percent), and Denver (+6 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Omaha Emergency Room Doctors earning much less — 21 percent less — than the national average. Employers pay around 20 percent less in New York and 18 percent less in San Diego, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER)?

Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) in Madurai:
Pros: I like to be a doctor.i want to earn a huge salary.
Cons: I am not able to earn more in my job.

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Key Stats for Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER)

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Salaries

▲14%

▲8%

National Average
$251,000

▼2%

▼14%

Skills That Affect Physician / Doctor, Emergency Room (ER) Salaries


National Average
$251,000

Emergency Room (ER)
▼26%

Emergency/Trauma
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 30%
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