Salary for Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Also known as:  Gynecologist, OB Specialist, OB/GYN, OB/GYN Physician, Obstetrician, Obstetrician/Gynecologist helps healthcare professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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The primary focus of obstetricians and gynecologists is women's health. These professionals provide prenatal, natal and postpartum care, treat conditions affecting the female reproductive system, and in some cases may provide general health care for women. They may perform surgeries such as cesarean sections, conduct examinations, and order laboratory tests and diagnostic imaging as needed. These professionals are required to have doctoral or professional degrees, and must maintain detailed patient records.

An Obstetrician or Gynecologist can get an average compensation on a scale from 168000 - 252000 depending on experience and domain knowledge. Obstetricians and Gynecologists usually get an average salary of Two Hundred Twelve Thousand Four Hundred dollars annually.

Obstetricians and Gynecologists have the highest salaries in Arkansas, where they get average pay levels of close to about $232560.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 20.49 percent nationwide in that time.
Obstetricians and Gynecologists tend to make the most in the following industries
Health Care and Social Assistance $212,990
Educational Services $110,370
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Educational Services $110,370
Health Care and Social Assistance $212,990