Gap between male and female physician pay widens with age: 3 insights Featured

Written by  Mackenzie Garrity | Friday, 14 July 2017 17:14
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A 2017 physician compensation report published by Medscape showed male physicians on average earn more than women whether age or specialty.

Here are three insights:


1. More than 19,200 physicians in more than 27 specialties participated in the survey. The survey included salary information, hours worked, time spent with patients and challenges.


2. A large income difference exists between men and women in the three older age groups with men earning:


• 36 percent more at ages 35 to 44

• 37 percent more at ages 45 to 54

• 35 percent more at ages 55 to 69


3. The disparity between men and women decreases to 18 percent for physicians age 34 and young.


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