Physiatrists working in the United States typically earn salaries in the range from $109,262 to $381,989 a year including bonuses according to the salary information provided by Payscale.
The basic annual salary for physical medicine specialists is generally in the range from $100,671 to $318,082, and the yearly bonuses can amount to up to $51,064 according to Payscale’s data.
The 10% of the best paid professionals in the field earn an annual salary of $255,000 or more.
The 10% of physiatrists on the lower end of the pay scale report earning salaries of up to $167,000 a year based on the salary figures provided by HealthcareWorkerSalary.com.
Based on the salary information reported by ValueMD.com, physiatrists’ annual pay can go as high as $313,000 once they have gained considerable experience in the field.
The average salary for physical medicine specialists employed in the United States is $233,300 a year according to the recruitment agency Profiles, $244,000 a year according to ValueMD.com, $195,469 a year according to Payscale, $207,000 a year according to HealthcareWorkerSalary.com, $180,994 according to Jobstat, and $207,130 a year according to Salary.com.
Jobstat reports that the highest annual salary recorded for this occupation is $311,162 and the lowest, $98,870. Based on the salary data reported by Salary.com, 10% of physiatrists earn $255,791 a year or more, and the 10% on the lower end of the scale earn an annual pay of up to $167,352. 25% of physiatrists earn up to $186,309 a year, and 75% report earning an income of up to $232,601 a year.
Including bonus earnings, the median salary for physiatrists rises to $214,334 according to the salary data provided by Salary.com, with 10% of physiatrists reporting an annual income of $257,284 or more, and the 10% on the lower end of the pay scale earning $171,179 a year or less.
Physical medicine specialists typically earn salaries in the range from $144,000 to $216,000 annually based on the salary data reported by Recruiter.com.
Physiatrists’ yearly income depends on a variety of factors, including work experience.
Physical medicine doctors with 1 to 4 years of experience typically earn between $50,745 and $288,055 a year, and those with 5 to 9 years of experience under their belt usually report an annual pay in the range from $87,500 to $275,000.
Physiatrists with 10 to 19 years of experience are generally paid an income in the range from $146,807 to $397,317 a year, and professionals with 20 or more years of work experience typically make between $100,671 and $417,183 a year based on Payscale’s salary data.
Physiatrists working for companies or organizations that employ between 10 and 49 people generally report earning an annual pay in the range from $152,283 to $280,284 according to Payscale.
Professionals with a certification from the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation typically make between $152,605 and $250,000 annually. Physiatrists who specialize in pain management generally earn salaries in the range from $51,064 to $318,082 a year. Physiatrists with the degree of Doctor of Medicine (MD) are typically paid between $102,129 and $411,060 annually according to Payscale.
Women report earning an annual pay in the range from $148,738 to $245,659, while men are typically paid between $75,000 and $399,959 a year according to Payscale’s data.
The average starting salary for physiatrists in their first year on the job is $178,000 a year according to the salary figures reported by the recruitment firm Profiles, and $160,000 a year according to the data provided by the American Medical Student Association.
The website ValueMD.com reports a median starting salary of $169,000 a year for these professionals.
Salary by state
The top paying states for physical medicine doctors, as reported by Recruiter.com, are Minnesota, where the average annual pay for this occupation is $218,180, followed by Indiana, where physiatrists earn around $212,200 a year, and Georgia, where these professionals are paid $209,380 a year on average.
Physiatrists employed in New Hampshire earn around $206,680 a year, those based in Nevada make $205,410 annually on average, professionals working in Alabama are paid around $202,950 a year, and those working in South Dakota earn a median annual pay of $201,140 according to Recruiter.com.
The lowest salaries are in Rhode Island, where physiatrists earn $126,380 a year on average, Nebraska, where they are paid around $141,250 a year, and Maryland, where the median yearly salary for this occupation is $150,490. Professionals based in Delaware earn around $150,600 annually, and those employed in Illinois are paid $151,080 a year on average.
Physiatrists working in Texas earn $168,010 a year on average, and those based in New York make around $151,750 a year. Professionals employed in Florida are paid $190,600 a year on average, and those working in California earn around $187,240 a year according to the salary data provided by Recruiter.com.
Based on the salary figures provided by Payscale, physiatrists based in New York generally earn salaries in the range from $150,000 to $250,000 a year, those working in California are typically paid between $143,275 and $396,635 a year, and professionals employed in Florida usually report earning an annual pay in the range from $160,000 to $303,391.
Physiatrists working in Tennessee generally make between $150,000 and $300,250 a year, those employed in Pennsylvania are usually paid an annual income in the range from $175,000 to $280,000, and professionals working in North Carolina earn salaries in the range between $165,000 and $240,125 a year according to Payscale’s salary statistics.
The median hourly wage for physiatrists employed in the U.S. is $99 per according to the salary figures reported by HealthcareWorkerSalary.com. The 10% of the best paid physiatrists earn $123 per hour or more, and the 10% on the lower end of the scale make $80 per hour or less.
The average hourly pay for this profession, as reported by Jobstat, is $90. The highest hourly rate recorded for physiatrists is $154.73 and the lowest, $49.16.
The value of physiatrists’ benefits packages typically exceeds $66,000 a year based on the salary statistics reported by Salary.com. The benefits usually include time off, pension plans, 401(k) or 403(b) plans, social security, healthcare, and disability insurance.
Physiatrists’ benefits packages can sometimes reflect their annual earnings. Professionals who have malpractice and liability insurance typically earn salaries in the range from $102,129 to $318,082 a year, and those who have life and disability insurance as part of their benefits package generally report an annual pay in the range from $100,671 to $297,988 according to the salary data provided by Payscale.
Physiatrists who have 401(k) plans usually earn between $120,000 and $305,209 a year, those who have paid vacations and holidays generally make between $147,949 and $329,444 annually, and professionals who have paid sick leave are typically paid between $100,671 and $297,988 a year.
Physiatrists who have 403(b) plans included on their list of benefits generally report earning an annual income in the range from $169,853 to $243,063, and professionals who get reimbursement for professional training, education, tuition, or certification are typically paid between $157,143 and $275,000 a year according to Payscale’s data.
Other income factors
Physiatrists’ yearly income can vary considerably from industry to industry. For instance, physical medicine doctors working in the health care sector generally report earning salaries in the range from $100,671 to $347,653 a year, and those working at hospitals are typically paid between $170,119 and $221,277 annually. Physiatrists working at physicians’ offices make between $102,129 and $297,161 a year, and those working in the rehabilitation sector are generally paid a yearly income in the range from $148,738 to $294,791 according to Payscale.
The number of hospital beds is another factor that can affect a physiatrist’s annual salary. For example, physicians employed by institutions with less than 50 beds typically earn salaries in the range from $120,805 to $322,820 a year, and those working at institutions with 100 to 299 hospital beds are generally paid an income in the range from $87,500 to $212,500 a year according to Payscale’s salary data.
In terms of employer type, physiatrists employed at hospitals generally earn between $52,072 and $356,078 a year, those employed by private practices and firms are typically paid between $117,916 and $325,000 annually, and professionals employed by companies report earning an annual income in the range from $154,839 to $300,000 according to Payscale.