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Rheumatologist and Physician Salaries for 2018

Medpage Today has published the results of their 2018 Rheumatology Specialty Salaray Survey.

The survey of physicians and health care providers was performed by Health Media Resources and included over 20,000 online responses - of whom only 7753 provided salary information. Here are some of the key points:

  • Overall Survey Respondent demographics: 75% with MD/DO degree, 50% male, median age between 35-44 yrs., 62% Caucasian, 84% do full time patient care
  • Mean Rheumatologist salary =  $214,396 (4th lowest behind Pediatrics, Family Practice, Endocrinology)
  • Only 19% would have chosen another specialty
  • Most desireable specialties were radiology and dermatology
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