How Much Do Gastroenterology Doctors Make?


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Gastroenterologists made an average of $342,000 in 2013, according to a study conducted by MedScape. Factors affecting salary include gender, location and type of practice. Out of 24 medical specialties in the MedScape study, gastroenterologists were the fourth-most highly paid doctors.

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Male gastroenterologists made significantly more than female gastroenterologists in 2013, with an average salary of $349,000 for men and $308,000 for women. Salaries for doctors in healthcare organizations and multi-speciality practices hovered around $425,000, which more than gastroenterologists in academic or hospital settings who had average salaries of $236,000 and $264,000, respectively.

The Northwest was the most profitable region for gastroenterologists, with average salaries of nearly $500,000. By comparison, average annual salaries for gastroenterology specialists in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions were less than $320,000.

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