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What is the average salary for Doctors in the United States?

Doctors earn an average hourly wage of $90.60. Doctors earn an average salary of $188,440 per year.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

Learn more about the Doctor job market for salaries of real jobs in your area.

Experienced

The top 50% of Doctors in the United States earn:

$89.83 an hour $186,850 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Doctors in the United States earn:

$62.32 an hour $129,630 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Doctors in the United States earn:

$29.26 an hour $60,870 per year

Historical salary for Doctors in the United States

Doctor salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Doctor Salary in South Dakota $120.19 $250,000 # 1
Doctor Salary in North Dakota $115.49 $240,230 # 2
Doctor Salary in Montana $114.73 $238,640 # 3
Doctor Salary in Missouri $114.66 $238,500 # 4
Doctor Salary in Kansas $114.51 $238,190 # 5
Doctor Salary in Mississippi $113.87 $236,840 # 6
Doctor Salary in North Carolina $112.37 $233,720 # 7
Doctor Salary in Hawaii $111.32 $231,550 # 8
Doctor Salary in Wyoming $109.49 $227,740 # 9
Doctor Salary in Colorado $107.79 $224,200 # 10
Doctor Salary in Nebraska $107.47 $223,540 # 11
Doctor Salary in Louisiana $106.82 $222,190 # 12
Doctor Salary in Indiana $106.46 $221,430 # 13
Doctor Salary in Oregon $105.25 $218,920 # 14
Doctor Salary in Georgia $105.03 $218,470 # 15
Doctor Salary in District of Columbia $104.41 $217,180 # 16
Doctor Salary in Arizona $104.24 $216,810 # 17
Doctor Salary in Arkansas $104.13 $216,580 # 18
Doctor Salary in Wisconsin $103.23 $214,710 # 19
Doctor Salary in South Carolina $102.29 $212,760 # 20
Doctor Salary in Pennsylvania $101.06 $210,210 # 21
Doctor Salary in Alaska $100.23 $208,470 # 22
Doctor Salary in Maine $99.86 $207,710 # 23
Doctor Salary in Maryland $99.86 $207,700 # 24
Doctor Salary in Idaho $99.81 $207,590 # 25
Doctor Salary in New Jersey $99.71 $207,390 # 26
Doctor Salary in Massachusetts $99.59 $207,140 # 27
Doctor Salary in West Virginia $99.00 $205,920 # 28
Doctor Salary in Florida $98.58 $205,050 # 29
Doctor Salary in Alabama $98.14 $204,120 # 30
Doctor Salary in Minnesota $98.08 $204,010 # 31
Doctor Salary in Texas $97.25 $202,280 # 32
Doctor Salary in Iowa $95.85 $199,360 # 33
Doctor Salary in Washington $95.29 $198,200 # 34
Doctor Salary in California $94.74 $197,060 # 35
Doctor Salary in Virginia $94.38 $196,320 # 36
Doctor Salary in Delaware $94.20 $195,940 # 37
Doctor Salary in New Hampshire $91.95 $191,250 # 38
Doctor Salary in Kentucky $91.03 $189,350 # 39
Doctor Salary in Connecticut $85.15 $177,100 # 40
Doctor Salary in New Mexico $84.97 $176,730 # 41
Doctor Salary in Tennessee $83.72 $174,140 # 42
Doctor Salary in Nevada $81.57 $169,660 # 43
Doctor Salary in Oklahoma $81.15 $168,800 # 44
Doctor Salary in Illinois $80.56 $167,560 # 45
Doctor Salary in Rhode Island $78.88 $164,080 # 46
Doctor Salary in New York $78.54 $163,360 # 47
Doctor Salary in Ohio $76.12 $158,330 # 48
Doctor Salary in Vermont $70.79 $147,230 # 49
Doctor Salary in Michigan $58.01 $120,660 # 50
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics