Salary for Allergists and Immunologists

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These physicians perform diagnostic tests, evaluate patient medical histories, and interpret diagnostic test results to determine the presence of allergy or other immunological diseases. They inform patients of treatment options, and weigh the risks and benefits of treatment on a case-by-case basis. Allergists and immunologists may offer various treatment options including allergen immunotherapy and immunoglobulin therapy. Additionally, these professionals may prescribe antihistamines, glucocorticosteroids, and antibiotics as necessary. The minimum education requirement for this occupation is a doctorate or professional degree, and licensing as a medical physician may also be required.

An Allergist or Immunologist will normally get a salary between 144000 - 216000 based on tenure level. Allergists and Immunologists will usually earn an average pay level of One Hundred Eighty Seven Thousand Four Hundred dollars each year.

Allergists and Immunologists can expect the highest salaries in Minnesota, where they can receive compensation, on average, of close to $218180. People who work inside these careers are paid at the highest level in Finance and Insurance, where they get pay of $207270.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 36.18 percent nationwide in that time.
Allergists and Immunologists tend to make the most in the following industries
Other Services (except Public Administration) $207,270
Finance and Insurance $185,660
Health Care and Social Assistance $184,850
Management of Companies and Enterprises $178,210
Public Administration $177,600
Manufacturing $157,670
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Educational Services $107,720
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $136,330
Manufacturing $157,670
Public Administration $177,600
Management of Companies and Enterprises $178,210
Health Care and Social Assistance $184,850