Physician / Doctor, Radiologist Salary

Radiologists in the United States can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $295K) surpassing six figures annually. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Most Radiologists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men make up the vast majority of Radiologists (81 percent) who took the survey. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$101,864 - $465,007
$100K
$300K
$470K
MEDIAN: $295,599
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$15.03 - $206
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MEDIAN: $97.87
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$0$478K
Salary $101,864 - $465,007
Bonus $974 - $100,191
Profit Sharing $10,304 - $145,437
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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$99,895 - $478,478
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 861
Hourly Data $0$291
Hourly Rate $15.03 - $206
Hourly Tips $0.66
Overtime $10.30 - $292
Annual Data $0$478K
Bonus $974 - $100,191
Profit Sharing $10,304 - $145,437
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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$99,895 - $478,478
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 60

Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Radiologist

A doctor who works with X-rays and a variety of medical imaging equipment is a radiologist. Radiologists specialize in analyzing the medical images of patients and making primary recommendations for initial treatment to the care physicians. While hospitals and clinics typically employ doctors who specialize in this area, there are also specialized radiology and imaging clinics that employ individuals for this position.

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Physician / Doctor, Radiologist Tasks

  • Consult with other physicians to develop a diagnosis for the patient.
  • Interpret images generated by an x-ray, MRI, or other machine that use radiation to create an image.
  • Direct radiology technicians on what methods and positions the test requires.
  • Inform patients undergoing testing about procedures, risks, and benefits.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Radiologist

Pay by Experience for a Physician / Doctor, Radiologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Physician / Doctor, Radiologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $259,000 based on 267 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physician / Doctor, Radiologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $293,000 based on 135 salaries. An experienced Physician / Doctor, Radiologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $331,000 based on 136 salaries. A Physician / Doctor, Radiologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $326,000 based on 66 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $297,098

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

Surpassing the national average by 33 percent, Radiologists in Orlando receive some of the highest pay in the country. Radiologists will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+26 percent), Dallas (+10 percent), Denver (+8 percent), and Philadelphia (+3 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 13 percent south of the national average, can be found in Cleveland. Workers in Washington and Chicago earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (8 percent less).

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Key Stats for Physician / Doctor, Radiologist

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Radiologist Salaries

▲11%

▲10%

National Average
$297,000

▼1%

▼13%

Skills That Affect Physician / Doctor, Radiologist Salaries

Nuclear Medicine
▲18%

▲3%

Neuroradiology
▲3%

National Average
$297,000


Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 14%