Physicians as CEOs: 15 Compensation Statistics

The average compensation of a physician who was CEO and/or president of a practice, hospital or health system was $410,000 in 2013 — an increase of 4 percent from data obtained in 2011.

Data come from the 2013 physician executive compensation survey, which was conducted by Cejka Executive Search and the American College of Physician Executives. The groups received responses from more than 2,300 physician executives.

Physicians in the C-suite represented one-third of all respondents, and CEOs/presidents represented 21 percent of all C-level respondents. Here are 15 compensation data points for physician CEOs and presidents in 2013, based on the Cejka/ACPE survey.

All physician CEOs/presidents
Median compensation in 2013: $410,000
Median compensation in 2011: $393,152
Difference: 4 percent

CEO of health system
Median compensation in 2013: $430,000
Median compensation in 2011: $470,000
Difference: -9 percent

CEO of hospital
Median compensation in 2013: $412,500
Median compensation in 2011: $430,000
Difference: -4 percent

CEO of multispecialty group
Median compensation in 2013: $425,000
Median compensation in 2011: $414,500
Difference: 3 percent

CEO of single-specialty group
Median compensation in 2013: $325,000
Median compensation in 2011: $355,000
Difference: -8 percent

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