72 Statistics on Hourly Physician Compensation

Neurosurgeons have the highest hourly compensation in the country at $398 per hour, while family physicians have the lowest at $119 per hour.

This past spring, physician staffing firm Jackson & Coker released a physician salary calculator, which provides hospital administrators and medical group managers estimates of the fair market values of various physician compensation rates, as well as the revenue contributed by those specialties.

Here are 72 statistics on hourly physician compensation, based on Jackson & Coker's physician salary calculator. Note: Figures are based on pay data for various amounts of physicians in Jackson & Coker's provider database. The numbers in parentheses represent the sample size for that specialty.

Average hourly compensation of full-time neurosurgeons (1,573)
Salary/income: $332
Benefits: $66
Total compensation: $398

Average hourly compensation of full-time orthopedic surgeons (16,597)
Salary/income: $250
Benefits: $50
Total compensation: $300

Average hourly compensation of full-time noninterventional diagnostic radiologists (21,329)
Salary/income: $209
Benefits: $42
Total compensation: $251

Average hourly compensation of full-time gastroenterologists (11,593)
Salary/income: $208
Benefits: $42
Total compensation: $250

Average hourly compensation of full-time noninvasive cardiologists (9,616)
Salary/income: $205
Benefits: $41
Total compensation: $246

Average hourly compensation of full-time urologists (4,247)
Salary/income: $197
Benefits: $39
Total compensation: $236

Average hourly compensation of full-time dermatologists (3,071)
Salary/income: $187
Benefits: $37
Total compensation: $224

Average hourly compensation of full-time anesthesiologists (24,521)
Salary/income: $183
Benefits: $37
Total compensation: $220

Average hourly compensation of full-time otolaryngologists (4,832)
Salary/income: $180
Benefits: $36
Total compensation: $216

Average hourly compensation of full-time hematologists (3,734)
Salary/income: $179
Benefits: $36
Total compensation: $215

Average hourly compensation of full-time oncologists (2,867)
Salary/income: $170
Benefits: $34
Total compensation: $204

Average hourly compensation of full-time general surgeons (14,771)
Salary/income: $169
Benefits: $34
Total compensation: $203

Average hourly compensation of full-time ophthalmologists (4,542)
Salary/income: $149
Benefits: $30
Total compensation: $179

Average hourly compensation of full-time pulmonologists (4,928)
Salary/income: $149
Benefits: $30
Total compensation: $179

Average hourly compensation of full-time obstetricians/gynecologists (12,861)
Salary/income: $140
Benefits: $28
Total compensation: $168

Average hourly compensation of full-time nephrologists (2,973)
Salary/income: $133
Benefits: $27
Total compensation: $160

Average hourly compensation of full-time emergency physicians (26,245)
Salary/income: $133
Benefits: $27
Total compensation: $160

Average hourly compensation of full-time neurologists (10,125)
Salary/income: $128
Benefits: $26
Total compensation: $154

Average hourly compensation of full-time hospitalists (10,498)
Salary/income: $112
Benefits: $22
Total compensation: $134

Average hourly compensation of full-time internal medicine physicians (96,916)
Salary/income: $106
Benefits: $21
Total compensation: $127

Average hourly compensation of full-time occupational medicine physicians (1,680)
Salary/income: $106
Benefits: $21
Total compensation: $127

Average hourly compensation of full-time pediatricians (17,885)
Salary/income: $101
Benefits: $20
Total compensation: $121

Average hourly compensation of full-time psychiatrists (24,597)
Salary/income: $101
Benefits: $20
Total compensation: $121

Average hourly compensation of full-time family physicians (85,421)
Salary/income: $99
Benefits: $20
Total compensation: $119

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