What is the average salary for a physician or advanced practitioner?
LocumTenens.com conducted its Annual Compensation and Employment Survey in September of 2020. Survey respondents represent physicians and advanced practitioners who practice on a locum tenens basis as well as those with permanent salaries. Compensation results consist of only full-time, permanent employees and consider only annual salary and bonuses.
Average physician salary
Average advanced practitioner salary
How does this year's average physician salary compare to other years?
While over the past few years physician salary has been steadily increasing, in 2019 the salary seemed to hold steady compared to 2018.
How does this year's average advanced practice salary compare to other years?
Advanced practitioners have seen their compensation fluctuate since 2016, but in 2019 there was a jump in full-time annual salary.
Physicians and advanced practitioners who took this survey
Where are physicians and advanced practitioners physicians working?
Most physicians and advanced practitioners are employed by hospitals.
Hospital employedPhysicians: 39%
Group practicePhysicians: 18%
Clinic or community centerPhysicians: 14%
Years in practice
Employment status in 2019
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Invitations for the survey were emailed to a database of more than 220,000 healthcare professionals in September 2020. Some recipients had been placed by LocumTenens.com, and some had not. There was a total of 2,080 respondents, both physicians and advanced practitioners, who were self-selected and spanned all 50 states.