How Much Do OBGYNs Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries


OBGYNs provide medical care related to pregnancy or childbirth and those who diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases of women, particularly those affecting the reproductive system. May also provide general medical care to women.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$239120 per year
Hourly wage
$115 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$82,330 to $175,470 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$40 to $84 per hour

Entry-level Obstetricians and Gynecologists with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $82,330 to $175,470 per year or $40 to $84 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

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Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Obstetricians and Gynecologists to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $100+ $208,000+
Senior (Top 25%) $100+ $208,000+
Middle (Mid 50%) $100+ $208,000+
Junior (Bottom 25%) $84 $175,470
No experience (Bottom 10%) $40 $82,330

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
HI Over $145 Over $297,000
WY Over $145 Over $297,000
MT $143 $296,770
DE $138 $287,160
CO $137 $285,710
IA $134 $279,660
WI $134 $278,720
NH $134 $278,350
PA $133 $275,930
CT $132 $275,520

Another simple way to increase your salary as an Obstetrician and Gynecologist is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like HI doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at HI might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid OBGYNs are in the states of HI, WY, MT, DE and CO.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Outpatient Care Centers $251900 $121.11
Offices of Physicians $246830 $118.67
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals $219570 $105.56
Offices of Other Health Practitioners $188910 $90.82
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools $145040 $69.73

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