Post Tagged with: "Compensation"

Getting paid for call coverage

Getting paid for call coverage

September 1, 2015 at 13:14 0 comments

Let’s face it: No one likes call, but in your career as a physician, you’re most likely going to have to take it. So as you weigh the pros and cons of job offers, it’s important to understand how you’ll be paid for taking call—and how call duty will affectRead More

What a base salary really means for your compensation

What a base salary really means for your compensation

August 28, 2015 at 14:00 0 comments

You’ve just completed your residency and you’ve been offered two attractive positions, one in a private practice and one in a hospital. If you’re like most new physicians, you’ll probably opt for the hospital job, even though you may prefer the friendlier, more intimate setting of the private practice. “InRead More

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Compensation gender gap in health care

August 26, 2015 at 14:00 0 comments

If you are a woman practicing medicine today, you are probably being paid less than your male colleagues. The data come from several sources. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median weekly earnings of female physicians and surgeons in 2014 was $1,246, compared to the weekly earnings forRead More

Taking your money

Compensation: Is yours fair?

August 25, 2015 at 21:08 0 comments

One of the most important components of job satisfaction, no matter what profession you’re in, is feeling that you are being fairly compensated. That’s a problem for physicians, many of whom think their compensation is unfair. According to a 2015 survey conducted by Medscape, about half of physicians of allRead More