Upward Spike in Physician Compensation

Upward Spike in Physician Compensation - Health Council

Physician compensation is rapidly increasing for certain physician specialties, with an increase in payment as well. “For the tenth-straight year, family medicine was the most in-demand specialty.” As well as a spike in the need for dermatologist, otalarynologist, obstetrics-gynecology, and general surgeons.

“Physician movement and competition for top talent has caused an upward spike in physician payment, with compensation increases—many in the double digits—among 19 of 20 specialties tracked by the Dallas-based Merritt Hawkins healthcare recruitment firm.”

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