10 Statistics on Urologist Compensation

Urology is one of the top five highest-paying medical specialties, as average compensation in 2010 for urologists hovered around $305,000, according to Medscape's 2011 Physician Compensation Survey.

Here are 10 statistics on urologist compensation for 2010 from Medscape's survey:

•    Median annual compensation of all urologists:  $305,000
•    Percentage of urologists who made $500,000 or more:  14 percent
•    Percentage of urologists who made $100,000 or less:  11 percent
•    Median annual compensation of male urologists:  $310,000
•    Median annual compensation of female urologists:  $170,000
•    Highest-paying region:  South Central ($357,500)
•    Lowest-paying region:  Southwest ($265,000)
•    Percentage of urologists who currently invest in ASCs:  32 percent
•    Percentage of urologists who saw a decline in compensation from 2009:  34 percent
•    Percentage of urologists who saw an increase in compensation from 2009:  27 percent

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