Medical group pay changes, by specialty

Primary care compensation climbed 6.1 percent from 2021 to 2022, compared to 1.5 percent and 1.6 percent increases for medical and surgical specialties, respectively, according to a new survey from the American Medical Group Association.

The survey is based on data from 446 medical groups, representing more than 193,000 providers from 194 physician, advanced practice clinician and other provider specialties. Compensation includes base salary plus variable compensation and voluntary compensation reductions. It excludes retirement benefits, pension, supplemental executive retirement plans or tax-deferred profit-sharing plans.

The following specialties saw median compensation increase from 2021 to 2022:

Internal medicine: 6.4 percent 

Family medicine: 6.1 percent

Pediatrics and adolescent — general: 5 percent

Orthopedic surgery: 4.6 percent

Hematology and medical oncology: 3.2 percent

General surgery: 2.5 percent

OB-GYN (general): 2.4 percent

Cardiology: 2.1 percent

Neurology: 1.9 percent

The following specialties saw median compensation decrease from 2021 to 2022:

Emergency medicine: 0.7 percent

Gastroenterology: 0.6 percent

Learn more about the survey here

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