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Physician Salaries California

Physician Salaries for California from Dept of Labor Survey.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), wages for physicians and surgeons are among the highest of all occupations, with a median wage equal to or greater than $208,000 per year. Overall employment of physicians and surgeons is projected to grow 3 percent from 2020 to 2030, slower than the average for all occupations.

Physicians and surgeons work in both clinical and nonclinical setting. Clinical settings include physicians' offices and hospitals; nonclinical settings include government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and insurance companies.

BLS wage data comes from the National Compensation Survey, Occupational Employment Statistics Survey, or the Current Population Survey. BLS field economists are extensively trainer and given detailed instructions on data collection techniques. They employ a variety of methods, including personal visits, mail, telephone, and email, to obtain data. The following table shows salaries for the different physician positions in California and includes mean salary, total number of physicians employed in each area, salaries presented in various percentiles and more.

California Salary Data & Employment Opportunity

Specialty
Total Emp.
Emp Prse.
Loc. Quotient
Jobs 1000
A Mean
A Pct10
A Pct25
A Median
A Pct75
Specialty
Total Emp.
Emp Prse.
Loc. Quotient
Jobs 1000
A Mean
A Pct10
A Pct25
A Median
A Pct75
1
18234
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
2
14557
7.2
0.94
0.665
$215,860
$63,300
$128,930
3
9247
17.5
1
0.198
$212,990
$117,060
$157,350
$201,520
4
7029
10.2
1.32
0.242
$245,000
$114,790
$174,610
5
6501
22.4
1.04
0.213
6
4695
16.5
0.65
0.088
$235,610
$124,380
$165,950
7
3921
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
8
3242
23.1
1.07
0.291
$229,430
$98,540
$119,450
9
2819
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
10
2735
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
11
2011
10.2
1.32
0.242
$245,000
$114,790
$174,610
12
1842
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
13
1627
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
14
1450
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
15
1329
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
16
1327
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
17
Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology
1312
11.6
0.84
0.891
$95,570
$61,830
$78,920
$95,850
$112,320
18
1170
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
19
1152
10.2
1.32
0.242
$245,000
$114,790
$174,610
20
1122
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
21
993
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
22
984
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
23
827
23.1
1.07
0.291
$229,430
$98,540
$119,450
24
812
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
25
718
17.5
1
0.198
$212,990
$117,060
$157,350
$201,520
26
Pain Medicine
689
22.4
1.04
0.213
27
651
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
28
629
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
29
Radiation Oncology
622
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
30
600
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
31
561
23.1
1.07
0.291
$229,430
$98,540
$119,450
32
Sports
512
18.2
0.65
0.163
$72,300
$38,360
$55,650
$64,810
$78,750
33
469
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
34
430
16.5
0.65
0.088
$235,610
$124,380
$165,950
35
Anatomic Pathology
390
11.6
0.84
0.891
$95,570
$61,830
$78,920
$95,850
$112,320
36
Adult Medicine
389
7.2
0.94
0.665
$215,860
$63,300
$128,930
37
371
23.1
1.07
0.291
$229,430
$98,540
$119,450
38
Medical Oncology
368
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
39
Pediatric Hematology & Oncology
341
17.5
1
0.198
$212,990
$117,060
$157,350
$201,520
40
Neuroradiology
335
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
41
330
17.5
1
0.198
$212,990
$117,060
$157,350
$201,520
42
306
7.2
0.94
0.665
$215,860
$63,300
$128,930
43
299
17.5
1
0.198
$212,990
$117,060
$157,350
$201,520
44
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
285
17.5
1
0.198
$212,990
$117,060
$157,350
$201,520
45
285
16.5
0.65
0.088
$235,610
$124,380
$165,950
46
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
283
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
47
Diagnostic Ultrasound
273
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
48
Surgical Oncology
251
23.1
1.07
0.291
$229,430
$98,540
$119,450
49
Cytopathology
249
11.6
0.84
0.891
$95,570
$61,830
$78,920
$95,850
$112,320
50
Nuclear Radiology
249
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
51
233
7.2
0.94
0.665
$215,860
$63,300
$128,930
52
224
16.5
0.65
0.088
$235,610
$124,380
$165,950
53
221
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
54
Obstetrics
217
16.5
0.65
0.088
$235,610
$124,380
$165,950
55
Sleep Medicine
217
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
56
Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology
217
10.2
1.32
0.242
$245,000
$114,790
$174,610
57
Surgical Critical Care
198
23.1
1.07
0.291
$229,430
$98,540
$119,450
58
Forensic Psychiatry
196
10.2
1.32
0.242
$245,000
$114,790
$174,610
59
Pediatric Gastroenterology
195
17.5
1
0.198
$212,990
$117,060
$157,350
$201,520
60
Pediatric Anesthesiology
190
22.4
1.04
0.213
61
Trauma Surgery
189
23.1
1.07
0.291
$229,430
$98,540
$119,450
62
187
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
63
182
22.4
1.04
0.213
64
173
10.2
1.32
0.242
$245,000
$114,790
$174,610
65
Pediatric Endocrinology
166
17.5
1
0.198
$212,990
$117,060
$157,350
$201,520
66
161
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
67
152
16.5
0.65
0.088
$235,610
$124,380
$165,950
68
148
17.5
1
0.198
$212,990
$117,060
$157,350
$201,520
69
Clinical Pathology/Laboratory Medicine
148
11.6
0.84
0.891
$95,570
$61,830
$78,920
$95,850
$112,320
70
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
147
17.5
1
0.198
$212,990
$117,060
$157,350
$201,520
71
Pediatric Radiology
145
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
72
Clinical Neurophysiology
139
10.2
1.32
0.242
$245,000
$114,790
$174,610
73
Addiction Psychiatry
135
10.2
1.32
0.242
$245,000
$114,790
$174,610
74
Developmental - Behavioral Pediatrics
135
17.5
1
0.198
$212,990
$117,060
$157,350
$201,520
75
132
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
76
126
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
77
Pediatric Surgery
125
23.1
1.07
0.291
$229,430
$98,540
$119,450
78
124
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
79
122
7.2
0.94
0.665
$215,860
$63,300
$128,930
80
Pediatric Pulmonology
115
17.5
1
0.198
$212,990
$117,060
$157,350
$201,520
81
110
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
82
107
11.6
0.84
0.891
$95,570
$61,830
$78,920
$95,850
$112,320
83
Addiction Medicine
102
7.2
0.94
0.665
$215,860
$63,300
$128,930
84
Allergy & Immunology
99
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
85
Pediatric Nephrology
95
17.5
1
0.198
$212,990
$117,060
$157,350
$201,520
86
95
11.6
0.84
0.891
$95,570
$61,830
$78,920
$95,850
$112,320
87
Addiction Medicine
91
10.2
1.32
0.242
$245,000
$114,790
$174,610
88
Sleep Medicine
87
10.2
1.32
0.242
$245,000
$114,790
$174,610
89
Addiction Medicine
85
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
90
83
23.1
1.07
0.291
$229,430
$98,540
$119,450
91
Vascular Neurology
83
10.2
1.32
0.242
$245,000
$114,790
$174,610
92
Hepatology
82
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
93
Psychosomatic Medicine
82
10.2
1.32
0.242
$245,000
$114,790
$174,610
94
72
16.5
0.65
0.088
$235,610
$124,380
$165,950
95
67
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
96
Blood Banking & Transfusion Medicine
66
11.6
0.84
0.891
$95,570
$61,830
$78,920
$95,850
$112,320
97
Pediatric Otolaryngology
62
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
98
59
23.1
1.07
0.291
$229,430
$98,540
$119,450
99
58
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
100
Pediatric Allergy/Immunology
55
17.5
1
0.198
$212,990
$117,060
$157,350
$201,520
101
54
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
102
53
23.1
1.07
0.291
$229,430
$98,540
$119,450
103
53
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
104
Pediatric Rheumatology
53
17.5
1
0.198
$212,990
$117,060
$157,350
$201,520
105
Forensic Pathology
52
11.6
0.84
0.891
$95,570
$61,830
$78,920
$95,850
$112,320
106
Pain Medicine
51
10.2
1.32
0.242
$245,000
$114,790
$174,610
107
Otology & Neurotology
50
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
108
Neuropathology
49
11.6
0.84
0.891
$95,570
$61,830
$78,920
$95,850
$112,320
109
Adolescent Medicine
46
7.2
0.94
0.665
$215,860
$63,300
$128,930
110
45
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
111
44
10.2
1.32
0.242
$245,000
$114,790
$174,610
112
41
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
113
Adolescent Medicine
41
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
114
Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
40
17.5
1
0.198
$212,990
$117,060
$157,350
$201,520
115
Neurocritical Care
40
10.2
1.32
0.242
$245,000
$114,790
$174,610
116
Clinical Pathology
38
11.6
0.84
0.891
$95,570
$61,830
$78,920
$95,850
$112,320
117
Pediatric Pathology
37
11.6
0.84
0.891
$95,570
$61,830
$78,920
$95,850
$112,320
118
Molecular Genetic Pathology
35
11.6
0.84
0.891
$95,570
$61,830
$78,920
$95,850
$112,320
119
Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry
34
10.2
1.32
0.242
$245,000
$114,790
$174,610
120
Transplant Hepatology
34
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
121
30
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
122
28
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
123
28
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
124
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Specialist
27
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
125
25
17.5
1
0.198
$212,990
$117,060
$157,350
$201,520
126
25
16.5
0.65
0.088
$235,610
$124,380
$165,950
127
Immunopathology
24
11.6
0.84
0.891
$95,570
$61,830
$78,920
$95,850
$112,320
128
Addiction Medicine
24
22.4
1.04
0.213
129
22
10.2
1.32
0.242
$245,000
$114,790
$174,610
130
21
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
131
Sleep Medicine
21
7.2
0.94
0.665
$215,860
$63,300
$128,930
132
Sleep Medicine
20
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
133
19
17.5
1
0.198
$212,990
$117,060
$157,350
$201,520
134
17
17.5
1
0.198
$212,990
$117,060
$157,350
$201,520
135
Obesity Medicine
17
7.2
0.94
0.665
$215,860
$63,300
$128,930
136
Obesity Medicine
16
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
137
14
17.5
1
0.198
$212,990
$117,060
$157,350
$201,520
138
Chemical Pathology
12
11.6
0.84
0.891
$95,570
$61,830
$78,920
$95,850
$112,320
139
11
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
140
10
16.5
0.65
0.088
$235,610
$124,380
$165,950
141
9
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
142
Medical Microbiology
9
11.6
0.84
0.891
$95,570
$61,830
$78,920
$95,850
$112,320
143
9
10.2
1.32
0.242
$245,000
$114,790
$174,610
144
8
10.2
1.32
0.242
$245,000
$114,790
$174,610
145
7
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
146
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
6
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
147
Hypertension Specialist
5
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
148
4
23.1
1.07
0.291
$229,430
$98,540
$119,450
149
4
22.4
1.04
0.213
150
3
27.1
0.5
0.183
$210,620
$115,230
$140,420
$203,480
151
3
17.5
1
0.198
$212,990
$117,060
$157,350
$201,520
152
Pediatric Transplant Hepatology
3
17.5
1
0.198
$212,990
$117,060
$157,350
$201,520
153
3
10.2
1.32
0.242
$245,000
$114,790
$174,610
154
2
7.5
0.69
1.874
$226,200
$79,010
$150,110
155
2
17.5
1
0.198
$212,990
$117,060
$157,350
$201,520
156
2
17.5
1
0.198
$212,990
$117,060
$157,350
$201,520
157
Clinical Informatics
1
11.6
0.84
0.891
$95,570
$61,830
$78,920
$95,850
$112,320
158
1
10.2
1.32
0.242
$245,000
$114,790
$174,610
159
Obesity Medicine
1
10.2
1.32
0.242
$245,000
$114,790
$174,610

Total Emp. : Estimated total employment rounded to the nearest 10 (excludes self-employed).

Emp Prse. : Percent relative standard error (PRSE) for the employment estimate. PRSE is a measure of sampling error, expressed as a percentage of the corresponding estimate. Sampling error occurs when values for a population are estimated from a sample survey of the population, rather than calculated from data for all members of the population. Estimates with lower PRSEs are typically more precise in the presence of sampling error.

Loc. Quotient : The location quotient represents the ratio of an occupation’s share of employment in a given area to that occupation’s share of employment in the U.S. as a whole. For example, an occupation that makes up 10 percent of employment in a specific metropolitan area compared with 2 percent of U.S. employment would have a location quotient of 5 for the area in question. Only available for the state, metropolitan area, and nonmetropolitan area estimates; otherwise, this column is blank

Jobs 1000 : The number of jobs (employment) in the given occupation per 1,000 jobs in the given area. Only available for the state and MSA estimates; otherwise, this column is blank.

A Mean : Mean Annual Wage

A Pct 10 : Annual wage 10 percentile

A Pct 25 : Annual wage 25 percentile

A Median : Annual median wage (or 50th percentile)

A Pct 75 : Annual wage 75 percentile

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