Salary for Dermatologists

Also known as:  Aviation Medicine Specialist, Cardiologist, Dermatologist, Emergency Medicine Specialist, Gastroenterologist, Immunologist, Laryngologist, Neonatal Doctor, Neonatologist, Nephrologist helps healthcare professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Dermatologists treat conditions of the skin, including skin cancers, bacterial infections and fungal infections. These physicians also often participate in public outreach and education campaigns in efforts to prevent skin diseases and cancers. They educate patients as to skin hygiene and care, and may perform skin surgeries and biopsies to diagnose conditions, improve physical appearance, or control diseases. These physicians may prescribe hormonal agents, antibiotics, corticosteroids, retinoids or other medicines to treat skin conditions. They may also serve as consultant for other physicians. The minimum educational requirement for this position is a doctoral or professional degree and a current medical license.

A Dermatologist can get a wage ranging between 144000 and 216000 depending on the level of seniority. Dermatologists can receive salaries of One Hundred Eighty Seven Thousand Four Hundred dollars every year.

Dermatologists obtain the highest salaries in Minnesota, where they get a compensation of approximately $218180. People in this job function are paid the highest in Finance and Insurance, where they earn compensation, on average, 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.
Dermatologists 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