2022 Physician Report: Income improved for most primary care specialties, but gender gap persists

Physician self-reported income data in 2022 shows how compensation trends are changing.

Income improved for most primary care specialties, but the gender gap in pay between male and female physicians persist, according to the 2022 Physician Report.

Income improved for family physicians, pediatricians and OB/GYNs, but declined for internal medicine physicians.

In addition, the gender pay gap between male and female physicians continues to be large. According to the survey data, the gap has been larger than $70,000 since 2018. Check out the slideshow above for the full salary data.

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About the survey

Medical Economics® is proud to present the 2022 Physician Report, the 93rd year of this survey of doctors. Our in-depth survey presents exclusive data collected from our physician audience on salaries, productivity, malpractice rates, the state of the profession and much more. The survey was conducted by HRA®, a full-service health care market research agency and a brand of MJH Life Sciences®. Data were collected from physicians who responded to email invitations during the first quarter of 2022.

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