Advisory Board March 27, 2023

Doximity last week released its latest Physician Compensation Report, which shows the highest paid specialties and metropolitan areas for physicians in 2022.

The highest- and lowest-paying specialties

For the report, Doximity surveyed over 31,000 full-time U.S. physicians who practice at least 40 hours a week. All responses were mapped across metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs), and the top 50 MSAs were ranked by number of respondents.

Doximity controlled for several factors in its report, including differences in geography and specialty, as well as how long each provider has practiced medicine and their self-reported average hours of work per week.

Overall, average physician pay declined by 2.4% in 2022. In comparison, average physician pay had increased 3.8% in 2021. Combined with “a...

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