Salary for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians

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Physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians diagnose the presence of conditions requiring physiotherapy using a combination of electrodiagnosis techniques and pain assessments which help to pinpoint the location and characteristics of pain. These professionals prescribe or perform physical, mental and occupational therapies designed to help patients adjust to chronic pain, adjust to amputations or disabling conditions, or recover from traumatic injuries. These professionals may coordinate or consult with other rehabilitative specialists on complex cases. A doctoral or professional degree is required in this occupation.

A Physical Medicine or Rehabilitation Physician can earn wages of around 144000 and 216000 based on experience and education levels. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians can get a salary of One Hundred Eighty Seven Thousand Four Hundred dollars on an annual basis.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians can make the highest salaries in Minnesota, where they get pay of approximately $218180. This group of professionals have the most lucrative average salary level in Finance and Insurance, where they can get average compensation 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.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians 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