Pay changes by Specialty, Sullivan, Cotter, 2001 to 2002

Pay changes by Specialty, Sullivan, Cotter, 2001 to 2002

Pay Changes by Specialty,

Sullivan, Cotter, 2001 to 2002

2001 2002 Pct. Change

Primary Care

Family practice w/obstetrics $143 $149 4%

Family practice w/o obstetrics $135 $140 4%

Internal medicine $141 $140 -1%

Pediatrics, general $135 $134 -1%

Nonprimary Specialties

Anesthesiology $220 $212 -4%

Cardiology, invasive $267 $258 -3%

Dermatology, general $178 $197 11%

Emergency medicine $204 $195 -4%

Gastroenterology $207 $210 1%

General surgery $214 $200 -7%

Hematology/oncology $183 $199 9%

Neurology $155 $147 -5%

Ob/gyn $232 $213 -8%

Ophthalmology $213 $207 -3%

Orthopedics, general $310 $281 -9%

Otolaryngology $241 $243 1%

Pathology, anatomic $203 $236 16%

Psychiatry, general $133 $132 -1%

Radiology, diagnostic $224 $247 10%

Urology $275 $249 -9%

Source: Sullivan, Cotter & Associates, Physician Compensation and

Productivity Survey Reports (2002) and (2001), (313) 872-1760,

www.sullivancotter.com. These are median national cash compensation

levels reported by Sullivan, Cotter & Associates for staff physicians.

The time frames are April 2001 and April 2002, and the percentage

changes over the period between those dates are given. Figures are

rounded to the nearest thousand dollars. Percentages are rounded to the

nearest whole. The data are based mainly on reports from health systems

and large multispecialty medical groups. The overall sample size is

18,324 physicians in 172 organizations. The average annual revenue of

the organizations is nearly $300 million.

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