Allergist Salary

Allergists working in the United States typically earn salaries in the range from $82,434 to $275,753 a year including bonuses according to the salary information reported by Payscale.

The basic annual salary for allergy specialists is generally in the range between $81,703 and $244,679, and the yearly bonuses can amount to up to $60,820 according to Payscale’s salary data.

Allergy doctors employed at physicians’ offices and private practices typically report earning an annual pay in the range from $150,000 to $220,000.

Salary range



Allergists’ annual salaries depend on a variety of factors, including work experience. Allergy specialists with 1 to 4 years of experience typically report earning an annual pay in the range from $50,576 to $244,679, those with 5 to 9 years of work experience under their belt are generally paid between $102,789 and $287,452 annually, and professionals with 10 to 19 years of work experience in the field usually report earning salaries in the range from $155,985 to $215,788 a year according to Payscale’s salary data.

Allergists with the degree of Doctor of Medicine typically report earning salaries in the range from $168,000 to $250,000 a year.

Allergy specialists’ yearly income can also vary depending on professional certification. Allergists with a certification from the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) generally earn an annual pay in the range from $76,000 to $225,000 a year, and professionals with a certification from the American Board of Allergy and Immunology are typically paid an income in the range from $152,296 to $183,126 a year according to Payscale.



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Allergists’ yearly salaries also depend on industry, and can vary considerably from sector to sector. Allergy specialists employed in the health care sector generally earn an income in the range from $120,000 to $204,817 a year. Allergy doctors employed at hospitals are typically paid between $80,000 and $200,000 annually, and those working at medical offices report earning an annual pay in the range from $125,000 to $240,000 according to Payscale’s data.

Women generally earn salaries in the range from $149,672 to $235,000 a year, and men are typically paid between $169,693 and $275,130 annually according to Payscale.

Average salary

The average salary for allergists employed in the United States is $246,000 a year according to the salary data reported by the recruitment firm Profiles. Allergists earn an average income of $161,937 a year according to Jobstat’s data, $180,000 a year according to Payscale’s salary figures, and $189,000 a year according to the data reported by Indeed. Allergists with at least three years of practice earn an average salary of $221,000 a year according to ValueMD.

Starting salary

The average starting salary for allergists in their first year on the job, as reported by ValueMD.com, is $158,000 a year. The recruitment agency Profiles reports a median starting salary of $190,000 a year for this occupation.

Salary by state

Allergists’ salaries depend on geographical location among other factors and can vary considerably from state to state. Allergy specialists employed in Alaska earn $148,000 a year on average, those working in Texas are paid around $183,000 a year, and professionals based in California earn an average annual salary of $205,000.



Allergists working in Montana are paid around $179,000 annually, those based in New Mexico make $168,000 a year on average, and professionals employed in Arizona earn a median yearly income of $161,000. Allergy doctors based in Nevada are paid an average salary of $157,000 a year, those working in Colorado earn around $168,000 a year, and professionals working in Oregon earn a median annual wage of $179,000.

Allergists employed in Wyoming earn around $162,000 a year, those working in Michigan are paid around $191,000 a year, and professionals based in Minnesota earn around $166,000 a year. The average salary for this occupation in Utah is $150,000 a year, in Idaho it is $126,000 a year, in Kansas these professionals earn around $171,000 a year, and the median wage in Nebraska is $141,000 a year according to the salary data reported by Indeed.

Allergists working in New York earn around $229,000 a year, those based in Florida are paid around $178,000 annually, and professionals working in Washington earn an average annual salary of $187,000. Allergists in Illinois are paid around $209,000 a year, those working in Maine make $162,000 a year on average, and professionals working in Massachusetts earn a median yearly wage of $223,000 according to Indeed’s data.

Salary by city

Allergy doctors’ annual income can also vary significantly from city to city. Allergists employed in New York typically earn around $245,000 a year, those working in Los Angeles are paid around $194,000 a year, and professionals based in Chicago are paid $213,000 a year on average. Allergy specialists employed in Houston earn around $202,000 a year, those based in Philadelphia are paid $188,000 a year on average, and professionals working in Phoenix earn an average annual pay of $153,000 according to the salary figures reported by Indeed.

Allergists working in San Diego earn a median annual wage of $183,000, those based in Dallas earn around $185,000 a year, and professionals working in San Antonio are paid around $163,000 annually. Allergy specialists employed in Detroit are paid $188,000 a year on average, doctors based in Baltimore are paid around $189,000 annually, those working in San Jose earn around $255,000 a year, and professionals based in Indianapolis earn an average yearly salary of $156,000.

Allergy specialists working in Jacksonville earn around $169,000 a year, and those based in Miami make $173,000 a year on average. Professionals employed in Boston are paid $225,000 a year on average, those working in San Francisco typically earn around $244,000 annually, and allergy doctors employed in Seattle earn a median yearly wage of $193,000. Allergists based in Nashville and Austin earn $170,000 a year on average, those working in Portland are paid $176,000 a year on average, and professionals employed in Denver earn an average pay of $173,000 a year according to Indeed’s salary data.

Hourly rate

The average salary rate for allergists employed in the U.S. is $80.53 per hour according to the salary data reported by Jobstat. The highest hourly wage recorded for this occupation is $129.62 and the lowest, $37.79 per hour.

Benefits

Along with the basic salary and annual bonuses, allergists typically get a wide range of perks and benefits, and these can sometimes reflect their annual income.

Allergy doctors who have 401(k) plans typically earn salaries in the range from $120,805 to $297,988 a year, those who have malpractice and liability insurance are generally paid between $52,349 and $299,549 annually, and professionals who have life and disability insurance usually make between $137,500 and $270,000 a year based on Payscale’s salary figures.

Allergists who have paid vacations and holidays or paid sick leave as part of their benefits package generally report earning an annual pay in the range between $100,000 and $250,000 a year.

The most popular benefits among allergy specialists are 401(k) plans, malpractice and liability insurance, life and disability insurance, paid sick leave, paid vacation, reimbursement for professional education, training, tuition, and certification, and 403(b) plans.

Other income factors

Allergists’ yearly salaries can vary depending on the type of employer among other factors. For example, allergy specialists employed by private practices and firms generally earn an annual income in the range from $98,870 to $250,000, and those working at hospitals are typically paid between $82,389 and $245,659 a year according to Payscale’s salary statistics.