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Medical Specialty Spotlight: Dermatology

January 16, 2018

Medical Specialty Spotlight: Dermatology


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 Dermatology.

 Number of active dermatology physicians: 12,677  
 Most in demand medical specialty ranking: 11th 
 Percentage of active dermatology physicians that are 55 or older: 42% 
 Average starting dermatology physician salary: $444,000 

Dermatology Trends

  • Dermatologists remain in steady demand, underscoring the need for medical specialists among an aging population.
  • Average salary offers for Dermatology physicians increased by 12.7% in 2016, from $398,000 to $444,000.

We invite you to search our nationwide permanent dermatology 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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