Urologist salary

How much do urologists make?

What is the salary for a urologist?

LocumTenens.com conducted its Annual Salary and Employment Survey in May of 2021. Survey respondents represent urologists 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 urologist salary in 2020


How does this year's salary for urologists compare to other years?

The average urologist’s salary rose in 2020, despite 43% reporting a decrease in workload due to COVID-19 and 24% reporting a decrease in salary.

To learn more about how physician trends changed due to COVID-19, view the full report here.

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Survey Results 

Demographic insights by gender

In 2020, the gender gap between male and female urologists widened.

LocumTenens.com Urology Salary Survey - Male Salary


1% increase
LocumTenens.com Urology Salary Survey - Female Salary


1% decrease

Where did urologists work in 2020?

In 2020 most urologists worked in group practices and hospitals.

Urology Salary Survey - Hospital Employed

Hospital employed


Urology Salary Survey - Hospital

Group practice


Urology Salary Survey - Group practice



View clinician employment trends during the pandemic and insight into how COVID-19 affected their salary and workload.

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Respondent demographics

Urologists who took this survey

In 2020 most urologists worked in the midwest. Most are from the baby boomer generation (born between 1946 and 1964) and have been practicing for more than 30 years. Most of respondents were full-time employed physicians, but 30% were locum tenens physicians. To learn more about how physician trends changed due to COVID-19, view the full report here.

By region

Years in practice

Employment status

How old are urologists?

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Invitations for the survey were emailed to a database of more than 220,000 healthcare professionals in May 2021. Some recipients had been placed by LocumTenens.com, and some had not. There was a total of 2300 respondents, both physicians and advanced practitioners, who were self-selected and spanned all 50 states.

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