How to read the medical profession salary and job title
A salary range is important when evaluating the medical career.
Many doctors and other medical professionals are compensated for a wide range of specialty occupations, from general surgeons to surgical specialists.
However, the median salary for a physician in 2018 was $104,000.
This figure was the highest of any profession with more than 100,000 respondents in the survey, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The median salary in the medical field was $94,000 in 2018.
This includes a base salary of $100,000 plus bonuses and stock options.
The average salary for this specialty in 2018 for a general surgeon was $89,000, according the BLS.
The highest median salary among general surgeons in 2018, $99,000 was for an associate general surgeon.
The lowest median salary was $77,000 for a chief of surgery.
The U.N. International Federation of Medical Personnel Association also provided a median salary data for 2018.
The medical profession has a median annual salary of about $110,000 and a base annual salary for anesthesiologist of $90,000 per year.
In 2018, the average annual salary in a general practice was $108,000 but the average base salary for the medical professionals was $93,000 according to BLS data.
The BLS survey also showed the median age of physicians and generalists, which ranges from 28 to 39 years old.
The survey found that the median year of service among physicians is 11 years and the median number of years served by physicians was 23.
The age of the average physician increased from 34.3 in 2010 to 37.5 in 2018 while the median time served increased from 28.5 years to 31.3 years.
The study found that about 9 percent of the medical community is female and the percentage of physicians who have family physicians as primary care physicians is about 6.6 percent, which is similar to the national average of 6.9 percent.
The top five medical occupations in the United States are in general surgery, physician assistant, nurse anesthetist, pediatric nurse anemologist, and medical oncologist.
The next five are in neurology, orthopedics, gynecology, pediatrics, and respiratory therapists.