Salary for Neurologists

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Neurologists possess expertise in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases of the nervous system. These physicians use a combination of interviews, exams, diagnostic testing, age, and family and personal medical histories to diagnose and develop treatment plans for neurological conditions. They prescribe or administer medications for the treatment of conditions such as epilepsy and dementia, and may also be involved in the care of trumatic injury if the nervous system is affected. These licensed medical professionals are also required to hold doctorate or professional degrees.

A Neurologist usually gets a wage ranging from 144000 - 216000 depending on seniority levels. Neurologists will normally get wages of One Hundred Eighty Seven Thousand Four Hundred dollars on an annual basis.

Neurologists can get the best pay in Minnesota, where they can earn average pay scales of near $218180. This group of people are compensated most highly in Finance and Insurance, which has an average salary rate of $207270.

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ANNUAL SALARY
HOURLY RATE
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SALARY TREND
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.
INDUSTRIES
Neurologists 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
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