Physician salary in the United States

Average salary
$192,000/yr
Based on 53,980 income tax records
$50,500
$511,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$62K
 
$87K
 
$240K
 
$261K
 
$240K
$50,500
$511,000
How much do Physicians make?
The average total salary for a Physician is $192,000 per year. This is based on data from 53,980 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Physician and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Physician salary can vary between $50,500 to $511,000 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.

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Physician salary by location

Physician salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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The University Of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Harris County, TX
85 income tax records
$394,500/yr
$62K – $724K
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The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University, Santa Clara County, CA
69 income tax records
$349,000/yr
$101K – $521K
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Wfu Health Sciences, Forsyth County, NC
61 income tax records
$288,000/yr
$155K – $492K
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University Of Miami, Miami-Dade County, FL
63 income tax records
$285,000/yr
$156K – $594K
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Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Bernalillo County, NM
50 income tax records
$284,500/yr
$123K – $516K
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Trustees Of The University Of, Montgomery County, PA
55 income tax records
$257,500/yr
$143K – $522K
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Northwestern University, Cook County, IL
55 income tax records
$255,000/yr
$134K – $508K
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Weill Cornell Medicine, New York County, NY
84 income tax records
$254,000/yr
$91K – $507K
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University Of Pgh Physicians, Allegheny County, PA
112 income tax records
$249,000/yr
$127K – $501K
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Legacy Health, Multnomah County, OR
50 income tax records
$243,000/yr
$59K – $512K
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University Medical Associates, Charleston County, SC
72 income tax records
$238,500/yr
$120K – $449K
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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer, New York County, NY
81 income tax records
$238,500/yr
$59K – $437K
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University Of Southern, Los Angeles County, CA
72 income tax records
$236,500/yr
$133K – $482K
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Columbia University, New York County, NY
63 income tax records
$227,000/yr
$109K – $415K
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Carilion Clinic, Roanoke County, VA
65 income tax records
$227,000/yr
$55K – $564K
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Henry Ford Health System, Oakland County, MI
58 income tax records
$224,500/yr
$48K – $415K
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Advocate Health Care, Cook County, IL
77 income tax records
$220,500/yr
$62K – $460K
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UT Health Science Center, Bexar County, TX
64 income tax records
$219,000/yr
$130K – $411K
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Lehigh Valley Health Network, Lehigh County, PA
57 income tax records
$216,500/yr
$63K – $437K
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University Of North Carolina, Orange County, NC
72 income tax records
$212,500/yr
$98K – $427K
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MaineHealth, Cumberland County, ME
93 income tax records
$206,000/yr
$60K – $471K
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Swedish Health Services, King County, WA
73 income tax records
$201,000/yr
$61K – $433K
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The University Of Chicago, Cook County, IL
55 income tax records
$193,000/yr
$143K – $378K
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Orlando Health, Orange County, FL
69 income tax records
$187,500/yr
$54K – $472K
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Spectrum Health, Kent County, MI
77 income tax records
$185,500/yr
$50K – $456K
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Penn State Health, Dauphin County, PA
120 income tax records
$158,000/yr
$55K – $418K
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University Of Rochester, Monroe County, NY
149 income tax records
$156,000/yr
$58K – $442K
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Phoenix Children's Hospital, Maricopa County, AZ
50 income tax records
$155,000/yr
$58K – $430K
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University Of New Mexico, Bernalillo County, NM
107 income tax records
$149,500/yr
$55K – $335K
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University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences, Pulaski County, AR
110 income tax records
$148,000/yr
$48K – $410K
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UW Health, Dane County, WI
112 income tax records
$135,500/yr
$60K – $489K
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University Of Kentucky, Fayette County, KY
105 income tax records
$121,500/yr
$54K – $439K
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Stanford Health Care, Santa Clara County, CA
74 income tax records
$93,000/yr
$56K – $107K
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New York, New York County, NY
148 income tax records
$85,500/yr
$41K – $99K
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Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles County, CA
57 income tax records
$85,000/yr
$56K – $700K
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University Hospitals, Cuyahoga County, OH
125 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$30K – $471K
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NYC Health + Hospitals, Kings County, NY
55 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$34K – $187K
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Rush University Medical Center, Cook County, IL
117 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$61K – $366K
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Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven County, CT
77 income tax records
$74,500/yr
$60K – $91K
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Los Angeles County, Los Angeles County, CA
150 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$64K – $321K
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The University Of Iowa, Johnson County, IA
139 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$44K – $400K
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Mcgaw Medical Center Of, Cook County, IL
104 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$56K – $76K
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Univ Health Center Of Pgh, Allegheny County, PA
134 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$47K – $87K
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BJC HealthCare, St. Louis County, MO
122 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$29K – $282K
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Parkland Health & Hospital System, Dallas County, TX
103 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$49K – $157K

Physician demographics in United States

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39% are single
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61% are married
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48% have kids
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61% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Physicians in United States

53,980 full-time salaries from 2019
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FAQS
The average salary for a physician in the United States is $192,000 per year. Physician salaries in the United States can vary between $50,500 to $511,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 53,980 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as physician.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for physicians in the United States: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center ($394,500 a year), The Board of Trustees of The Leland Stanford Junior University ($349,000 a year), and Wfu Health Sciences ($288,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for physicians in the United States: Charlotte Metro Area, NC ($261,500 a year), Boise City Metro Area, ID ($253,000 a year), and Spokane Metro Area, WA ($246,000 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.