140 statistics on physician benefit packages by specialty

Written by Laura Dyrda | April 17, 2017 | Print  |

Physicians across all specialties receive employer benefits including health insurance, professional liability coverage and paid time off. Here are 140 statistics on the percentage of physicians in 10 specialties that report receiving 14 different benefits based on the Medscape Physician Compensation Report 2017.

More than 19,200 physicians responded to Medscape's compensation survey. The survey gathered data from Dec. 20, 2016 to March 7, 2017.

 

Family physicians
1. Health insurance: 77 percent
2. Professional liability coverage: 76 percent
3. Dental insurance: 64 percent
4. Paid time off: 66 percent
5. Retirement plan with employer match: 59 percent
6. Vision insurance: 54 percent
8. Life insurance: 51 percent
9. Short-term disability: 45 percent
10. Long-term disability: 41 percent
11. Bonus: 38 percent
12. Health savings account: 30 percent
13. Retirement plan with no employer match: 21 percent
14. Commuter assistance: 4 percent

 

Internal medicine
1. Health insurance: 76 percent
2. Professional liability coverage: 72 percent
3. Dental insurance: 61 percent
4. Paid time off: 57 percent
5. Retirement plan with employer match: 54 percent
6. Vision insurance: 50 percent
8. Life insurance: 50 percent
9. Short-term disability: 40 percent
10. Long-term disability: 41 percent
11. Bonus: 40 percent
12. Health savings account: 31percent
13. Retirement plan with no employer match: 25 percent
14. Commuter assistance: 6 percent

 

Radiologists
1. Health insurance: 80 percent
2. Professional liability coverage: 81 percent
3. Dental insurance: 61 percent
4. Paid time off: 75 percent
5. Retirement plan with employer match: 53 percent
6. Vision insurance: 48 percent
8. Life insurance: 45 percent
9. Short-term disability: 39 percent
10. Long-term disability: 45 percent
11. Bonus: 36 percent
12. Health savings account: 42 percent
13. Retirement plan with no employer match: 32 percent
14. Commuter assistance: 8 percent

 

Emergency medicine physicians
1. Health insurance: 62 percent
2. Professional liability coverage: 75 percent
3. Dental insurance: 54 percent
4. Paid time off: 30 percent
5. Retirement plan with employer match: 46 percent
6. Vision insurance: 43 percent
8. Life insurance: 43 percent
9. Short-term disability: 39 percent
10. Long-term disability: 37 percent
11. Bonus: 41 percent
12. Health savings account: 36 percent
13. Retirement plan with no employer match: 25 percent
14. Commuter assistance: 5 percent

 

Pathologists
1. Health insurance: 86 percent
2. Professional liability coverage: 85 percent
3. Dental insurance: 69 percent
4. Paid time off: 90 percent
5. Retirement plan with employer match: 65 percent
6. Vision insurance: 54 percent
8. Life insurance: 57 percent
9. Short-term disability: 48 percent
10. Long-term disability: 47 percent
11. Bonus: 45 percent
12. Health savings account: 41 percent
13. Retirement plan with no employer match: 29 percent
14. Commuter assistance: 10 percent

 

Anesthesiologists
1. Health insurance: 68 percent
2. Professional liability coverage: 69 percent
3. Dental insurance: 52 percent
4. Paid time off: 63 percent
5. Retirement plan with employer match: 50 percent
6. Vision insurance: 42 percent
8. Life insurance: 42 percent
9. Short-term disability: 37 percent
10. Long-term disability: 36 percent
11. Bonus: 30 percent
12. Health savings account: 38 percent
13. Retirement plan with no employer match: 28 percent
14. Commuter assistance: 5 percent

 

Orthopedists
1. Health insurance: 78 percent
2. Professional liability coverage: 69 percent
3. Dental insurance: 60 percent
4. Paid time off: 55 percent
5. Retirement plan with employer match: 55 percent
6. Vision insurance: 47 percent
8. Life insurance: 42 percent
9. Short-term disability: 40 percent
10. Long-term disability: 38 percent
11. Bonus: 32 percent
12. Health savings account: 31 percent
13. Retirement plan with no employer match: 25 percent
14. Commuter assistance: 6 percent

 

Cardiologists
1. Health insurance: 80 percent
2. Professional liability coverage: 77 percent
3. Dental insurance: 66 percent
4. Paid time off: 70 percent
5. Retirement plan with employer match: 59 percent
6. Vision insurance: 51 percent
8. Life insurance: 50 percent
9. Short-term disability: 44 percent
10. Long-term disability: 41 percent
11. Bonus: 38 percent
12. Health savings account: 38 percent
13. Retirement plan with no employer match: 28 percent
14. Commuter assistance: 6 percent

 

Oncologists
1. Health insurance: 83 percent
2. Professional liability coverage: 73 percent
3. Dental insurance: 69 percent
4. Paid time off: 75 percent
5. Retirement plan with employer match: 57 percent
6. Vision insurance: 55 percent
8. Life insurance: 51 percent
9. Short-term disability: 51 percent
10. Long-term disability: 45 percent
11. Bonus: 34 percent
12. Health savings account: 40 percent
13. Retirement plan with no employer match: 29 percent
14. Commuter assistance: 12 percent

 

Neurologist
1. Health insurance: 77 percent
2. Professional liability coverage: 73 percent
3. Dental insurance: 66 percent
4. Paid time off: 67 percent
5. Retirement plan with employer match: 59 percent
6. Vision insurance: 54 percent
8. Life insurance: 51 percent
9. Short-term disability: 45 percent
10. Long-term disability: 43 percent
11. Bonus: 34 percent
12. Health savings account: 33 percent
13. Retirement plan with no employer match: 23 percent
14. Commuter assistance: 7 percent

 

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