The average salary for a Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine is $290,430.
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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine
Physicians/doctors in pulmonary medicine are responsible for performing medical procedures and consultations for patients with pulmonary illnesses. They must assist patients using advanced technology and interpret a variety of symptoms and lab results, and may also perform surgical procedures as necessary. Pulmonary medicine physicians/doctors use scientific judgement to provide correct diagnoses and prescribe medicine according to patients' needs, and interpersonal skills are important in this…Read more
Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine Tasks
- Examine patients to diagnose and treat ailments and disorders relating to the lungs.
- Prescribe medications, inhalers, oxygen therapy, or mechanical ventilation.
- Perform procedures to test and understand pulmonary function and the factors affecting it.
- Recommend changes to diet, exercise, and home to reduce allergies, improve oxygenation and other concerns.
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Popular Skills for Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Skills in Critical Care, Pulmonology, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Sleep Medicine and Internal Medicine are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine
An entry-level Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $289,128 based on 22 salaries. An early career Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $297,537 based on 77 salaries. A mid-career Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $297,279 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $264,342 based on 51 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $266,671.
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Employees with Physician / Doctor, Pulmonary Medicine in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 7.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (3.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (48.4% less), Boston, Massachusetts (36.3% less) and Denver, Colorado (17.4% less).
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