Emergency Physician Salary in the United States

How much does an Emergency Physician make in the United States? The average Emergency Physician salary in the United States is $213,105 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $161,416 and $287,362. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Salary range for a Emergency Physician
$161,416 to $287,362
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What is an Emergency Physician?

An Emergency Physician is a physician who works at an emergency department to care for ill patients. The Emergency Physician is a specialist in advanced cardiac life support (advanced life support in Europe), resuscitation, trauma care such as fractures and soft tissue injuries, and management of other life-threatening situations. In some European countries (e.g. Germany, Belgium, Poland, Austria and Denmark), emergency physicians/anaesthetists are also part of the emergency medical service and are dispatched together with EMTs and paramedics in cases of potentially life-threatening situatio...

Source: Wikipedia (as of 09/06/2019). Read more from Wikipedia

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Job Openings for Emergency Physician
Barton Associates - Charleston , SC
A hospital in South Carolina is looking for an emergency medicine physician to provide locum tenens coverage for two days in late November. During the assignment, the provider can expect to see ...
Barton Associates - 6 days ago
A facility located in Oklahoma is seeking an emergency medicine physician to help with locum tenens coverage. The candidate must be board certified or board eligible. The schedule is 12-hour shifts ...
CompHealth - 8 days ago
We are helping an established facility in North Dakota that is currently in search of an emergency medicine physician for locum tenens assistance. The facility's average annual volume is 20,000. You ...
CompHealth - 8 days ago
Envision Physician Services - South RSC - Wildwood , FL
Envision Physician Services and Ocala Health are seeking Emergency Medicine Physicians to join our team at Trailwinds Village ER, a new freestanding ER located in Wildwood, Florida, scheduled to open ...
PracticeMatch - 6 days ago
VEP Healthcare Inc. - Bakersfield , CA
Good complement of back-up call panel specialists and a case manager available * 10-hour physician ... Board Certified or Board Eligible in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine or Internal Medicine * If ...
PracticeMatch - 2 days ago
Envision Physician Services - Plantation RSC - Lakeland , FL
Lakeland Regional Health and Envision Physician Services are seeking Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physicians to join our George W. Jenkins Children's Emergency Department team located in Lakeland ...
PracticeMatch - 8 days ago
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Emergency Physician in the United States. The base salary for Emergency Physician ranges from $161,416 to $287,362 with the average base salary of $213,105. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $161,416 to $287,362 with the average total cash compensation of $213,105.

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