Doctor salary in California

Average salary
Based on 921 income tax records
Average salary by age
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The average total salary for a Doctor is $128,000 per year. This is based on data from 921 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Doctor and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Doctor salary can vary between $35,000 to $453,000 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 company

Average salary per year*
Salary range**
Permanente Medicine, California
109 income tax records
$74K – $478K
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University, California
17 income tax records
$156K – $413K
University Of Southern, California
11 income tax records
$172K – $387K
County Of Santa Clara, California
10 income tax records
$80K – $367K
Faculty Physicians And Surgeon, California
12 income tax records
$86K – $282K
US Department Of Defense, California
31 income tax records
$54K – $290K
Stanford Health Care, California
33 income tax records
$45K – $122K
University Of California, California
145 income tax records
$32K – $340K
Los Angeles County, California
36 income tax records
$30K – $318K
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, California
13 income tax records
$36K – $101K

Doctor demographics in California

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48% are single
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52% are married
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37% have kids
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49% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Doctors in California

921 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a doctor in California is $128,000 per year. Doctor salaries in California can vary between $35,000 to $453,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 921 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as doctor.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for doctors in California: Permanente Medicine ($298,500 a year), The Board of Trustees of The Leland Stanford Junior University ($264,000 a year), and University of Southern ($221,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for doctors in California: San Mateo, CA ($344,000 a year), Oakland, CA ($199,500 a year), and San Jose, CA ($189,500 a year).
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
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.