Money Matters

The 10 specialties with the highest and lowest compensation in 2018

Neurosurgery tops the list of highest-paid specialties, according to a recent Doximity report. See which other specialties are on the list.


Doximity’s 2019 Physician Compensation Report lists the medical specialties in which physicians earn higher salaries as well as the specialties with average compensation at the lower end of the spectrum. Each specialty’s average 2018 wage comes from survey data from nearly 90,000 licensed U.S. physicians.

See the entire Doximity report here.

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