Average Physician / Doctor, Oncologist Salary

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The average salary for a Physician / Doctor, Oncologist is $252,426.
MEDIAN $252,426
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$121k - $413k
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$4k - $31k
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$119k - $422k

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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Oncologist

Physician / Doctor, Oncologist Tasks
  • Examine patients, images, and laboratory results to diagnose and recommend treatments for cancer.
  • Track progress and health of patients.
  • Provide treatment plans that take into account the nature of the cancer, the patients' wishes and best medical options.
  • Recommend changes to diet, exercise, and other factors to reduce cancer risks or side effects of treatment.

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Popular Skills for Physician / Doctor, Oncologist

Skills in Oncology, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, Clinical Research, Internal Medicine and Palliative Care are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Oncologist

An entry-level Physician / Doctor, Oncologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $247,577 based on 104 salaries. An early career Physician / Doctor, Oncologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $240,346 based on 220 salaries. A mid-career Physician / Doctor, Oncologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $244,731 based on 152 salaries. An experienced Physician / Doctor, Oncologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $287,412 based on 135 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $307,426.
Employees with Physician / Doctor, Oncologist in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 16.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (0.8% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (0.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (22.4% less), Chicago, Illinois (20.8% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (20.2% less).

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