Leadership | 11.11.20
Doximity Study Finds Physician Compensation Slowed in 2020
Doximity recently released its fourth annual Physician Compensation Report. Based on responses from approximately 44,000 licensed U.S. doctors, the study is one of the largest repositories of data available on physician compensation. The latest edition shows compensation for U.S. doctors increased 1.5% on average between 2019 and this year. However, when compared against the 2019 headline inflation rate of 2.3%, doctors on average saw a decline in real income year over year. The study further found the gender wage gap was 28% this year, up from last year's gap of 25.2%. "This year's report shows how significantly the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the healthcare industry," notes Dr. Peter Alperin, Vice President at Doximity.
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