The Medscape Physician Compensation Report indicates that the average physician compensation for specialists in 2018 is $329,000, which is up from $316,000 in 2017. Compensation includes salary, bonus, and profit-sharing contributions. The annual survey also shows that physician income has been rising steadily over the past seven years.

The average compensation for sleep-related specialties continues to vary:

  • Anesthesiology: $386K
  • Otolaryngology: $383K
  • Pulmonary Medicine: $321K
  • Psychiatry: $273K
  • Neurology: $244K
  • Internal Medicine: $230K
  • Family Medicine: $219K
  • Pediatrics: $212K

Results are based on responses from more than 20,000 physicians in over 29 specialties who responded to the compensation survey.

Medscape Physician Compensation Report 2018