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Infectious Disease Physician Salary

$261,137 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Infectious Disease Physician is $261,137 a year and $126 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Infectious Disease Physician is between $175,601 and $340,310. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for an Infectious Disease Physician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Diagnoses and treats diseases such as STDs, hepatitis, influenza, Lyme disease, and food-borne diseases caused by the entrance into the body of organisms such as bacteria, fungi, protozoans, and viruses that grow and multiply there.
  • Evaluates patients, performing examinations to determine medical problem, utilizing physical findings, diagnostic images, laboratory test results, and patient's statements as diagnostic aids.
  • Orders specific tests to detect abnormalities.
  • Administers or prescribes treatments and drugs.
Infectious Disease Physician Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

Job family population: 355,460

Estimated population of Infectious Disease Physician jobs: 14,542

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Infectious Disease Physician Job Listings for United States

Infectious Disease, Transplant Infectious Disease Physician - F63820
Jun 19
Richmond, VA, USA
VCU / MCV Associated Physicians
Assistant/ Associate Professor Transplant Infectious Disease Physician - F63820 The Division of Infectious Diseases of Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine seeks applicants for a ...
Physician: Infectious Disease Physician Needed in Grand Forks, ND | JOB-2570387
Jun 21
Grand Forks, ND, USA
A very large multi-specialty group in North Dakota needs an additional infectious disease physician. There is only one other ID physician that has a full practice. This is a great opportunity for ...
Infectious Diseases, Physician - Infectious Disease in Bremerton, WA
Jun 13
Bremerton, WA, USA
Catholic Health Initiatives
Infectious Disease Physician Opportunity Participate as a hospital and clinic team member in the delivery of care and services to patients. This includes meeting or exceeding standards for ...
Transplant, Transplant Infectious Disease Physician - Chicago South Suburbs
May 25
Oak Lawn, IL, USA
Advocate Medical Group
Advocate Medical Group (AMG), a multi-specialty group comprised of over 1,500 physician members is seeking a qualified Infectious Disease Physician to join our team. The ideal candidate will be board ...
Physician: Infectious Disease Position in Wisconsin with H-1B Visa Sponsor | JOB-2448548
Jun 14
Eau Claire, WI, USA
They continue to expand and are seeking an infectious disease physician for one of their sites. Work a traditional Monday to Friday schedule from 8 am to 5 pm, or similar hours. There is evening and ...
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