Highest Paying Industries for Physicians and Surgeons

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities117.92245280
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories111.67232270
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities111.07231020
Other Insurance Related Activities111.07231020
Management of Companies and Enterprises106.01220500
Manufacturing104.72217810
Offices of Physicians103.54215370
Ambulatory Health Care Services103.08214400
Outpatient Care Centers99.4206750
Employment Services98.81205530
Computer Systems Design and Related Services98.71205310
Administrative and Support Services97.65203110
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services97.64203100
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing97.23202240
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists96.43200570
All industries, private ownership only96.08199840
Federal Executive Branch95.16197930
Federal government, including the US Postal Service95.16197930
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)95.14197880
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services94.59196740
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers94.43196410
All industries93.74194990
Specialty hospitals, State government owned92.98193410
Federal, State, and Local Government92.78192990
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service92.78192990
Grantmaking and Giving Services92.46192320
Offices of Dentists91.99191340
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities91.99191340
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners91.87191080
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned91.15189590
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities90.61188470
Social Assistance90.58188410
Individual and Family Services90.52188290
Vocational Rehabilitation Services88.94184990
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations88.85184810
Finance and Insurance88.15183340
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities87.72182460
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities87.71182430
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned87.7182420
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services87.67182350
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities86.95180870
Offices of Other Health Practitioners86.89180730
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)86.32179550
Insurance Carriers86.11179110
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)85.95178770
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals85.54177910
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)85.49177820
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities85.2177230
Home Health Care Services84.72176210
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services84.7176180
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services84.52175810
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services84.06174850
Health and Personal Care Stores83.98174690
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals83.39173440
Scientific Research and Development Services83.36173390
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned83.25173170
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)83.22173090
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned82.52171650
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly81.9170350
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services81.67169880
Retail Trade80.92168310
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation80.86168180
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)79.1164520
Offices of Optometrists78.76163820
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service78.62163520
Other Residential Care Facilities78.09162430
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned77.87161960
Local government, including schools and hospitals76.93160010
Hospitals, Local government owned76.66159450
Hospitals, Privately owned76.58159290
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned76.55159230
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned76.34158800
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)75.82157710
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)75.38156800
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences74.68155330
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries73.4152670
Spectator Sports73.4152670
Offices of Chiropractors70.42146480
Educational Services, Privately owned67.23139830
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned66.97139300
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)66.72138770
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)63.9132900
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned63.9132900
Hospitals, State government owned62.69130400
State government, including schools and hospitals60.19125190
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)54.64113660
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)54.15112630
Educational Services, State government owned50.75105560
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned50.7105450
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned48.79101480
Educational Services, Local government owned36.8276580

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