Physician / Doctor, Physiatrist Salary
A Physician / Doctor, Physiatrist earns an average salary of $202,700 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
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|Bonus||$-0.50 - $195,743|
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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Physiatrist
Physiatrists work at hospitals or run their own practice to diagnose and treat acute and chronic pain. They must be knowledgeable of a variety of nonsurgical treatments for the musculoskeletal system and have strong clinical skills in general medicine, and commensurate work experience is often required by employers. They must also be licensed in their state of employment and have completed residency in general medicine.Read More...
Many employers require candidates to be board-certified or board-eligible Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) physicians and have graduated from an accredited medical school. Depending on state regulations, candidates may be required to maintain an unrestricted license to practice medicine in their state and may also be required to obtain an unrestricted Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration.
Physiatrists must know how to use relevant medical instruments and equipment and always stay up-to-date with new technological and scientific findings in their field. They may be required to attend conferences, read relevant medical journals, and work long hours or on rotating shifts. In addition to excellent medical skills, strong communication and interpersonal skills are important in this position, and they must be willing to listen to patients and their parents or guardians. Candidates should be able to pass a pass drug test and background check, and flexibility is also important in this position to receive calls from hospitals in the evenings or weekends. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Physician / Doctor, Physiatrist Tasks
- Examine patients, obtain images, order tests and diagnose problems.
- Discuss pain levels and expected pain levels, identifying strategies to increase functionality.
- Educate and work with patients to understand prevention and symptom management.
- Create and discuss nonsurgical treatment and prevention plans.
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Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Physiatrist
Pay by Experience for a Physician / Doctor, Physiatrist has a positive trend. An entry-level Physician / Doctor, Physiatrist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $206,000 based on 59 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physician / Doctor, Physiatrist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $208,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Physician / Doctor, Physiatrist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $225,000 based on 32 salaries. A Physician / Doctor, Physiatrist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $215,000 based on 19 salaries.
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