The average salary for an Early-Career Physician / Doctor, Neurologist is $201,520.
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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Neurologist
Neurologists are physicians who are responsible for all aspects of patients' neurological care, including examination, diagnosis, and referral. They service a wide variety of patients, including those with sleep disorders, spinal cord or central nervous system injuries, genetic abnormalities, and neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s or multiple sclerosis. Neurologists treat established neurological patients by prescribing drugs or treatments and other therapies such as diet and lifestyle …Read more
Physician / Doctor, Neurologist Tasks
- Examine and investigate potential neurological conditions in patients.
- Advise patients and families about conditions, treatments, prognosis, and side effects.
- Provide patient-specific treatment plans and interventions to manage and treat conditions.
- Order and interpret diagnostic images and tests to diagnose neurological conditions.
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Popular Skills for Physician / Doctor, Neurologist
Skills in Neurophysiology, Neuroscience and Brain Surgery are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sleep Medicine and Neurology Clinic.
Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Neurologist
An entry-level Physician / Doctor, Neurologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $200,366 based on 43 salaries. A mid-career Physician / Doctor, Neurologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $205,861 based on 145 salaries. An experienced Physician / Doctor, Neurologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $219,679 based on 138 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $241,478.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Physician / Doctor, Neurologist in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 32.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (18.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (61.2% less), Washington, District of Columbia (13.1% less) and New York, New York (8.3% less).
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