Naturopathic doctors working in the United States typically earn salaries in the range from $31,319 to $162,219 a year including bonuses based on the salary information provided by Payscale.
The basic annual salary for these professionals typically ranges from $24,511 to $156,594, and the yearly bonus earnings can amount to up to $1,965 according to Payscale’s data.
Naturopathic doctors’ annual salary typically varies depending on a wide range of factors, from years of experience and geographical location, and employer type and size, to skill set and area of specialty.
The most popular skills among these professionals are nutrition, medicine & surgery, and acupuncture.
Naturopathic doctors most commonly have jobs in the health care sector, in internal medicine physicians’ offices, and other medical offices, and a significant number of them work in private practices and community and home health.
The average salary for naturopathic doctors employed in the United States is $43,000 a year according to the salary data reported by Indeed, and $61,390 a year according to Payscale.
Naturopathic doctors’ salaries depend on a number of factors, including years of professional experience. For example, doctors with 1 to 4 years of experience typically report earning an income in the range from $12,080 to $99,329 a year, while those with 5 to 9 years of work experience under their belt are generally paid between $76,000 and $160,000 a year including bonuses according to Payscale’s salary figures.
Naturopathic doctors employed by institutions with less than 50 hospital beds generally report earning an income in the range from $35,000 to $63,000 a year.
Doctors working at physicians’ offices and private practices are typically paid between $35,608 and $105,000 a year, and those employed by private practices and firms report earning a yearly pay in the range between $12,080 and $198,659.
Physicians working in the health care sector are usually paid an annual salary in the range from $12,080 to $198,659 according to Payscale’s salary data.
The average starting salary for naturopathic doctors employed in residency positions in their first years of practice is typically in the range from $20,000 to $30,000 a year according to the income data provided by the Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges (AANMC).
Salary by state
Naturopathic doctors’ annual salaries depend on geographical location among other factors, and can vary dramatically from state to state. For example, doctors employed in California typically earn salaries in the range from $42,500 to $80,000 a year, while professionals based in Washington generally report an annual income in the range from $23,583 to $106,823 according to the salary information provided by Payscale.
The most popular perks and benefits among naturopathic doctors, as reported by Payscale, are reimbursement for professional education, training, tuition, and certification, malpractice and liability insurance, casual dress and atmosphere at work, 401(k) plans, cell phone, flexible schedule, and paid vacations and holidays.
The average number of vacation weeks that naturopathic doctors get each year varies depending on years of professional experience among other factors. For example, doctors with 1 to 4 years of experience typically get one week off each year, those with 5 to 9 years of experience get 2.1 weeks on average, while professionals with 10 to 19 years of experience report getting three weeks of vacation a year on average according to Payscale’s data.
Vacation weeks can vary from state to state. For instance, naturopathic doctors employed in Washington get 1.6 weeks on average, while those based in California report getting about one week off per year.
Other income factors
Naturopathic doctors report being paid yearly bonuses along with their basic annual salary, and their bonus earnings typically depend on a number of factors, including industry. For example, professionals working in the health care sector get $350 a year on average, and those working at oncologists’ offices are typically paid around $500 a year in bonuses according to the salary statistics provided by Payscale. Doctors with 1 to 4 years of experience report being paid $500 a year on average in bonus money, while those with 5 to 9 years of experience report not getting any bonus earnings.
Bonuses also vary depending on the type of employer. For instance, naturopathic doctors working for private practices or firms report getting $200 a year on average, while those employed at hospitals report not getting any bonus earnings.
Benefits packages can also affect a naturopathic doctor’s bonus earnings. For example, doctors who have 401(k) plans get $3,000 a year on average in bonus money according to Payscale’s data.