Rheumatologist Salary

Rheumatologists in the United States can expect wages of $205K per year on average. Women make up a slight majority of Rheumatologists (54 percent) survey respondents. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$157,624 - $258,913
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Salary $157,624 - $258,913
Bonus $-0.50 - $97,871
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$158,686 - $284,700
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 70

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Job Description for Rheumatologist

A rheumatologist specializes in diseases of the musculoskeletal system such as arthritis, tendonitis, gout and osteoporosis, among others. Individuals often visit rheumatologists after receiving a referral from a general practitioner or another medical professional. Rheumatologists review patients' medical records and test results, as well as conduct a physical exam and talk with patients to determine their issues and condition. They work with patients to develop a treatment plan and ensure that patients understand their diagnosis and agreed-upon course of treatment; treatment may involve components such as physical therapy, medication, injections into the joint or tendons, and working with other medical specialists. Rheumatologists must assess the progress of treatment and work with patients to make any adjustments as necessary. Additionally, they must keep accurate, up-to-date patient records; they must follow all rules related to privacy and patient confidentiality at all times.

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Rheumatologist Tasks

  • Diagnose and treat muscle, bone and joint dysfunction.
  • Assess and evaluate patient and their concerns.

Rheumatologist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Rheumatologist

Pay by Experience for a Rheumatologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Rheumatologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $196,000 based on 42 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Rheumatologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $177,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Rheumatologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $233,000 based on 12 salaries. A Rheumatologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $228,000 based on 14 salaries.

Rheumatologist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Rheumatologist?

Rheumatologist in Killeen:
"MINIMAL NIGHT CALL."
Pros: MINIMAL NIGHT CALL.
Cons: GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS.

Key Stats for Rheumatologist

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Rheumatologist Salaries

Experienced
▲7%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
$218,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Mid-Career
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 3%
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