What Is the Average Salary of a Neurologist?


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The average salary of a neurologist as of 2015 is $197,000, or approximately $83 per hour. When factoring in bonuses and profit sharing, the salary is upwards of $319,000, or just over $200 per hour.

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Neurologists are physicians who study and treat disorders of the central nervous system, brain and spinal cord, such as cerebrovascular disease, central nervous system demyelinating diseases, brain and peripheral nervous system infections, and neurodegenerative disorders. Neurologists are highly trained, requiring a four-year pre-medical degree, a doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy degree, an internal medicine or medicine/surgery internship, and a minimum of three years of residency in an accredited neurology program.

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