- April 21st 2014
In a recent survey of physicians, it turned out that although dermatology was the eighth-highest paying medical specialty, it had the highest job satisfaction. Seventy-seven percent of dermatologists said if they had to do it all over again, they would choose the same profession. Most dermatologists said the biggest reward was being able to help their patients, so that could account for the happiness that dermatologists experience while on the job.
While dermatologists were not the highest-paid medical specialists, they did make on average $308,000, which is still over $100,000 more than the lowest-paying specialty. Dermatologists who were self-employed earned the most, making on average $338,000 a year in 2013. The highest earners were in a group practice, making on average $361,000. The average dermatologist salary had increased a little since the year before, reflecting a general trend towards an increasing salary for those specialists.
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