Resources for Negotiating a Physician Salary

Do you have questions about negotiating your salary or if your compensation is commiserate with your peers?

Take some of the guesswork out of  negotiations with some data from recent salary surveys.

AAMC Faculty Salaries

Visit the Library’s Service Desk to ask for the the 2019 AAMC Faculty Salary Report  or the 2016 AAMC Report on Medical School Faculty Salaries. These publications report on salaries during FY18 and FY15 from surveys of medical faculty from over 140 accredited US medical schools.

Medscape Physician Compensation Reports

Another online source is the Medscape Physician Compensation Report. The report is free, but registration with the site is required to view the report. A general overview and specialty reports are available.  The 2019 report represents almost 20,000 physicians in more than 30 specialties providing salary information, number of hours worked, amount of time spent seeing patients, what they find most rewarding, and challenging about their jobs, and more.

Medscape also offers several other interesting annual reports on lifestyle, work satisfaction, and insurers.  See how you compare with peers on these professional issues.

Educate yourself to ask for and offer the most competitive compensation!

This was written by Christi Piper, you can contact AskUs with questions.