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Medical Specialty Spotlight: Gastroenterology

Merritt Hawkins Team | January 11, 2018

Gastroenterology Trends and Salaries

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

Number of active gastroenterology physicians: 15,197
Most in demand medical specialty ranking: 14th
Percentage of active gastroenterology physicians that are 55 or older: 45%
Average starting gastroenterology physician salary: $458,000


Gastroenterology Trends

  • Gastroenterologists remain in steady demand, underscoring the need for medical specialists among an aging population.
  • Average salary offers for gastroenterology physicians increased by 1% in 2016, from $455,000 to $458,000.
  • Gastroenterologists continue to be a major driver of revenue.

We invite you to search our nationwide permanent gastroenterology 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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