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25 Statistics on Physician Compensation: Medscape's 2013 Report

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Medscape has released its annual report on physician compensation, and the three highest-paid specialties remain as orthopedics, cardiology and radiology for 2013.

The three lowest-paid physician groups were family medicine, pediatrics and HIV/infectious disease.

Here are 25 statistics on annual mean salaries for physicians, based on Medscape's survey and report.

1.    Orthopedics — $405,000
2.    Cardiology — $357,000
3.    Radiology — $349,000
4.    Gastroenterology —$342,000
5.    Urology — $340,000
6.    Anesthesiology — $337,000
7.    Plastic surgery — $317,000
8.    Dermatology — $306,000
9.    General surgery — $279,000
10.    Oncology — $278,000
11.    Ophthalmology — $276,000
12.    Emergency medicine — $270,000
13.    Critical care — $268,000
14.    Nephrology — $263,000
15.    Pulmonology — $263,000
16.    Pathology — $247,000
17.    Obstetrics/gynecology — $242,000
18.    Neurology — $217,000
19.    Rheumatology — $186,000
20.    Psychiatry — $186,000
21.    Internal medicine — $185,000
22.    Diabetes/endocrinology — $178,000
23.    Family medicine — $175,000
24.    Pediatrics — $173,000
25.    HIV/infectious disease — $170,000

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