• 5 highest-paying physician specialties

    Plastic surgery is the highest-paying physician specialty, according to Medscape's 2022 Physician Compensation Report. 
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  • Healthcare's 14 CEOs on Equilar's list of top paid chief executives

    Fourteen healthcare CEOs made Equilar's list of the highest paid CEOs among the 100 largest companies in the U.S. by revenue in 2021.
  • 29 physician specialties ranked by annual compensation

    Physician income rebounded toward the end of last year as routine patient care returned, with primary care physicians earning an average annual compensation of $260,000 and specialists earning an average of $368,000, according to Medscape's "Physician Compensation Report 2022." 
  • Male physicians see up to 31% larger paychecks than their female colleagues

    Pay gaps between male and female physicians persisted across every specialty in Medscape's "Physician Compensation Report 2022."
  • 10 top-earning states for physicians

    Kentucky and Tennessee have the highest average annual compensation for physicians, according to Medscape's "Physician Compensation Report 2022."
  • Average hourly, annual wages for 7 healthcare careers

    Outside of physicians, there are other healthcare careers that pay an average of six figures annually in the U.S., or above $80,000, according to the latest data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • Retail wages are rising. Can hospital pay keep up?

    While healthcare workers battle burnout, hospitals have been ramping up wages and other benefits to recruit and retain workers. It has created a culture of competition among health systems as well as travel agencies that offer considerably higher pay.
  • Hawaii nurses slam Queen's Health System over 18.9% pay disparity

    Waimea-based Queen's North Hawaii Community Hospital has been struggling to recruit nurses, partially because the Hawaii island hospital pays less than the system's counterparts on Oahu, Hawai'i Public Radio reported April 13.
  • HCA approves bonus plan for top executives: 5 things to know

    The compensation committee of Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare's board of directors has adopted a 2022 performance excellence program for senior executives, according to an April 8 Securities and Exchange Commission filing. 
  • New Acadia Healthcare CEO gets $1M salary

    Christopher Hunter will join Acadia Healthcare April 11 as CEO and a member of the Franklin, Tenn.-based company's board. His base salary will be $1 million, and he'll also be eligible for a maximum cash bonus of 200 percent of his salary, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. 
  • Pharmacist average annual wage in 50 states

    Pharmacists in the U.S. make an average of $125,690 annually, according to the latest data released March 31 by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • MBAs in management linked to lower employee pay, study finds

    Business leaders with MBAs do not perform better than those without MBAs and actually drive workers' wages down, reported CBS News April 4.
  • Nurse practitioner average annual wage in 50 states

    Nurse practitioners in the U.S. make an average of $118,040 annually, according to the latest data released March 31 by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • Hospitals are bolstering wages. Is it sustainable?

    As the workforce shortages worsened and the pandemic caused widespread burnout, many hospitals and health systems saw their labor expenses significantly rise as they were forced to pay more to attract and retain workers.
  • CEO pay approaches record amid workforce shortages

    Annual compensation for CEOs in the U.S. is heading for a record amid worker shortages and inflation, The Wall Street Journal reported April 3.
  • Physician assistant average annual wage in 50 states

    Physician assistants in the U.S. make an average of $119,460 annually, according to the latest data released March 31 by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • CRNA average annual wage by state

    Certified registered nurse anesthetists in the U.S. make an average of $202,470 annually, according to the latest data released March 31 by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • RN average annual wage for all 50 states

    Registered nurses in the U.S. make an average of $82,750 annually, and nurses in nearly every state make more than the mean annual wage from a year prior, according to the latest data released March 31 by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • UHS' top executives get pay raises

    King of Prussia, Pa.-based Universal Health Services President and CEO Marc Miller will get a base salary of $1.3 million this year, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. 
  • 22 cities where the gender pay gap has shrunk

    While the gender pay-gap is still growing nationwide, there are now 22 metropolitan areas in which women under 30 earn the same, or more than their male counterparts, according to a March 28 Pew Research Center report.

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