10 highest paid physician specialties — Neurosurgery is No. 1 at $600K+

Rachel Popa -  

A new study from physician networking site Doximity examined physician employment, job demand and salary data.

Doximity examined 27,000 physician jobs posted on Doximity in 2018 and 2019, as well as 70,000 survey responses from physicians.

Ten salary statistics to know:

1. Neurosurgery: $616,823
2. Thoracic surgery: $584,287
3. Orthopedic surgery: $526,385
4. Radiation oncology: $486,089
5. Vascular surgery: $484,740
6. Dermatology: $455,255
7. Cardiology: $453,515
8. Plastic surgery: $433,060
9. Gastroenterology: $431,767
10. Radiology: $428,572

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