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Medical Specialty Spotlight: Otolaryngology

Posted by Anonymous at 9/27/2016 11:22:57 AM

Otolaryngology Trends and Physician Salaries

Medical Specialty Spotlight: Otolaryngology


In our special feature entitled “Medical Specialty Spotlight,” we review trends in a variety of medical specialties related to healthcare recruitment, physician compensation and industry trends. Today, we will look at Otolaryngology.

  Number of active otolaryngology physicians: 10,861   
  Most in demand medical specialty ranking: 18th  
  Percentage of active otolaryngology physicians that are 55 or older: 44%  
  Average starting otolaryngology physician salary: $403,000    

Otolaryngology Trends

  • Otolaryngology physicians remain in steady demand, underscoring the need for medical specialists among an aging population.
  • The supply of otolaryngology physicians will be constrained both by the federal cap on GME spending and by an increasing number of physician retirements.
  • Average salary offers for otolaryngology physicians increased by 21% in 2016, from $334,000 to $403,000.

We invite you to search our nationwide permanent otolaryngology jobs. If you have any questions or want more information regarding a physician job or any other matter, request a call from one of our expert physician recruiters.

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