Family physicians are among the most recruited medical specialists, but average starting salaries are growing faster in other specialties, according to data recently released by AMN Healthcare (formerly Merritt Hawkins). Starting salaries for family physicians averaged $255,000 in the company’s survey, an increase of just 2%, year-over-year. That’s compared to a 22% increase for dermatologists, and 12% for orthopedic surgeons, for example.
One of the keys to getting paid what you’re worth is to enter salary negotiations armed with the following information:
Take the AAFP Salary Survey
To help family physicians know their value, the AAFP has launched a survey to capture data on salary and other compensation. The data will be used to create a dashboard that AAFP members can filter by geographic location and other factors.
Complete the survey by Nov. 14.
Posted on Aug. 29, 2023 by FPM Editors
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