Alternate Job Titles: Doctor - Geriatric, Geriatrics, Physician - Geriatrics
How much does a Physician - Geriatrics make? The median annual Physician - Geriatrics salary is $184,427, as of November 30, 2016, with a range usually between $169,636-$201,486, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Physician - Geriatrics in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Physician - Geriatrics in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Physician - Geriatrics in the United States is $184,427, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Physician - Geriatrics in the United States are expected to make less than $184,427.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Physician - Geriatrics that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Physician - Geriatrics are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of December 2016
Specializes in dealing with illness and other complications due to the aging process in the elderly. Ensures proper injury care, disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. Treats disorders that arise due to aging such as Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease. Requests necessary tests, follow-up visits and refers patients to specialists, as necessary. Requires a degree in medicine from an accredited school and is licensed to practice. May require at least 2-4 years of geriatric care experience. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May report to a medical director. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. View full job description