Salary for Preventive Medicine Physicians

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The work of preventive medicine physicians involves identifying risk groups for preventable diseases and conditions, and cooridinating with health care institutions, government and private organizations and agencies, community groups, and other relevant stakeholders to improve the health of the general population. These individuals may create or be involved in programs which seek to address the behavioral causes of illness and disease, and may prepare reports detailing problems, analyses,current policies and treatments, alternative treatment options, and recommendations. They may also train medical staff and personnel. These professionals are required to hold a doctorate or professional degree, and additional licensing may be required.

A Preventive Medicine Physician can expect a salary of somewhere between 144000 - 216000 based on experience and education levels. Preventive Medicine Physicians will normally get a compensation of One Hundred Eighty Seven Thousand Four Hundred dollars on an annual basis.

Preventive Medicine Physicians obtain the highest salaries in Minnesota, where they earn average job salaries of approximately $218180. People in this career group can make the most money in Finance and Insurance, where they can receive job 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.
Preventive Medicine 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