Doctor salary in the United States

Average salary
$134,000/yr
Based on 7,867 income tax records
$34,000
$456,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$47K
 
$78K
 
$217K
 
$231K
 
$137K
$34,000
$456,500
How much do Doctors make?
The average total salary for a Doctor is $134,000 per year. This is based on data from 7,867 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Doctor and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Doctor salary can vary between $34,000 to $456,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

Doctor salary by location

Doctor salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer, New York County, NY
13 income tax records
$347,500/yr
$46K – $491K
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Permanente Medicine, Contra Costa County, CA
17 income tax records
$337,500/yr
$221K – $460K
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Ochsner Health, Orleans County, LA
11 income tax records
$313,500/yr
$53K – $379K
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Washington University In St. Louis, St. Louis County, MO
15 income tax records
$286,000/yr
$80K – $472K
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The University Of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Harris County, TX
15 income tax records
$275,500/yr
$66K – $729K
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Weill Cornell Medicine, New York County, NY
18 income tax records
$272,000/yr
$39K – $635K
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MaineHealth, Cumberland County, ME
12 income tax records
$226,500/yr
$63K – $447K
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Cooper Health System, Philadelphia County, PA
10 income tax records
$225,500/yr
$66K – $354K
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University Of Southern, Los Angeles County, CA
10 income tax records
$224,500/yr
$172K – $387K
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UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas County, TX
17 income tax records
$222,000/yr
$63K – $394K
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The Methodist Hospital, Harris County, TX
11 income tax records
$214,000/yr
$60K – $314K
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The University Of Chicago, Cook County, IL
12 income tax records
$208,500/yr
$162K – $357K
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University Of Pgh Physicians, Allegheny County, PA
20 income tax records
$203,500/yr
$139K – $423K
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Rochester Regional Health, Monroe County, NY
10 income tax records
$191,000/yr
$59K – $309K
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Stanford University, Nassau County, NY
17 income tax records
$175,000/yr
$36K – $394K
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University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences, Pulaski County, AR
18 income tax records
$160,500/yr
$55K – $295K
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The Ohio State University, Franklin County, OH
27 income tax records
$155,500/yr
$25K – $402K
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University Of Utah, Salt Lake County, UT
19 income tax records
$149,500/yr
$33K – $474K
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Henry Ford Health System, Oakland County, MI
15 income tax records
$142,000/yr
$26K – $458K
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Cleveland Clinic, Cuyahoga County, OH
51 income tax records
$119,000/yr
$56K – $415K
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Mecklenburg County, NC
10 income tax records
$107,500/yr
$57K – $461K
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University Of California, San Francisco County, CA
40 income tax records
$104,500/yr
$33K – $301K
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University Of Michigan Payroll O, Washtenaw County, MI
30 income tax records
$104,000/yr
$70K – $258K
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US Department Of Defense, Montgomery County, MD
16 income tax records
$101,500/yr
$17K – $191K
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Oregon Health & Science University, Multnomah County, OR
28 income tax records
$96,000/yr
$63K – $310K
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Mount Sinai Hospital, New York County, NY
44 income tax records
$93,000/yr
$67K – $336K
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Stanford Health Care, Santa Clara County, CA
16 income tax records
$90,000/yr
$51K – $130K
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New York, New York County, NY
36 income tax records
$85,000/yr
$40K – $98K
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Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore County, MD
41 income tax records
$84,500/yr
$32K – $314K
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Trustees Of The University Of, Philadelphia County, PA
30 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$32K – $339K
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Beaumont Health, Oakland County, MI
15 income tax records
$82,500/yr
$53K – $311K
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Maimonides Medical Center, Kings County, NY
11 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$33K – $307K
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Montefiore Health System, New York County, NY
15 income tax records
$81,500/yr
$58K – $359K
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The University Of Texas Health Science Center At Houston, Harris County, TX
21 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$61K – $278K
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Los Angeles County, Los Angeles County, CA
32 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$32K – $318K
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University Of Minnesota, Hennepin County, MN
12 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$33K – $305K
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Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven County, CT
20 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$67K – $90K
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St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Cent, New York County, NY
14 income tax records
$76,500/yr
$41K – $84K
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Rush University Medical Center, Cook County, IL
11 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$62K – $180K
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University Of Washington, King County, WA
37 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$30K – $187K
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UChicago Medicine, Cook County, IL
15 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$54K – $85K
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NYU Langone Health, New York County, NY
15 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$65K – $77K
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NYC Health + Hospitals, New York County, NY
19 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$33K – $93K
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Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia County, PA
16 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$29K – $268K
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Banneruniv Med Group, Pima County, AZ
24 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$54K – $373K
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Baylor College Of Medicine, Harris County, TX
49 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$55K – $310K
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Mcgaw Medical Center Of, Cook County, IL
26 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$50K – $73K
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Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research, Olmsted County, MN
27 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$56K – $266K
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Vanderbilt University Medical Ce, Davidson County, TN
35 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$35K – $256K
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University Of Florida, Alachua County, FL
23 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$51K – $314K

Doctor demographics in United States

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42% are single
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58% are married
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43% have kids
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52% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Doctors in United States

7,867 full-time salaries from 2019
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FAQS
The average salary for a doctor in the United States is $134,000 per year. Doctor salaries in the United States can vary between $34,000 to $456,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 7,867 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as doctor.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for doctors in the United States: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer ($347,500 a year), Permanente Medicine ($337,500 a year), and Ochsner Health ($313,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for doctors in the United States: Charlotte Metro Area, NC ($214,500 a year), Sacramento Metro Area, CA ($200,500 a year), and Austin Metro Area, TX ($200,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.