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Medical Specialty Spotlight: Neurology

January 16, 2018

Medical Specialty Spotlight: Neurology


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 Neurology.

 Number of active neurology physicians: 15,373  
 Most in demand medical specialty ranking: 7th 
 Percentage of active neurology physicians that are 55 or older: 50% 
 Average starting neurology physician salary: $285,000 

Neurology Trends

  • Neurology physicians remain in steady demand, underscoring the need for medical specialists among an aging population.
  • Average salary offers for neurology physicians increased by 3% in 2016, from $277,000 to $285,000.

We invite you to search our nationwide permanent neurology 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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