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OBGYN Salary

How much do OBGYNs make?

What is the salary for an OBGYN?

LocumTenens.com conducted its Annual Salary and Employment Survey in August and September 2022. Survey respondents represent OBGYNs 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 OBGYN salary in 2022


Historical salary data

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

The average OBGYN’s salary has experienced some fluctuation in the past five years. After a sharp rise in 2019, the pandemic resulted in lower pay rates and workloads. In 2022, the average OBGYN’s salary has remained in a holding pattern. Our research shows that Women’s Medicine is a specialty with one of the lowest rates of job satisfaction (60%), underscoring an urgent need in this critical area of healthcare.

To learn more about how current physician trends are changing, view the Future of Work Survey Report which presents in-depth insights about the evolving healthcare landscape in the U.S.

2021 data not available.

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Survey results

Demographic insights by gender

LocumTenens Salary Survey - Male - Emergency medicine


LocumTenens Salary Survey - Female - Emergency medicine



Where did OBGYNs work in 2022?

In 2022, most OBGYNs worked for medical group practices.

LocumTenens Salary Survey - Hospital Employed - OBGYN

Medical group / practice owned by a hospital / system


LocumTenens Salary Survey - Group practice - OBGYN

Independent medical group / practice


LocumTenens Salary Survey - Clinic or Community - OBGYN

Clinic or community center



OBGYNs who took this survey

Regional distribution of OBGYNs around the country is relatively even. More than half (55%) of OBGYNs are of the baby boomer generation (born between 1946 and 1964), with a steep drop off in subsequent generations. Congruously, the majority (65%) of OBGYNs in the US have been in their practice for 21 or more years.

By region

Years in practice

Employment status

How old are OBGYNs?


This report was compiled using data from an original survey conducted by LocumTenens.com from August to September 2022. The 2,571 respondents represent a broad range of U.S.-based clinicians, roles, specialties, ages, facility sizes and experience levels. Some recipients had been placed by LocumTenens.com, and some had not. The age range of respondents is 26-79 and 46 medical specialties are represented. The data from the survey responses was compiled and analyzed by experts in the healthcare industry to formulate the insights shown here.