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How much does a Radiologist make in Alabama?

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Radiology retains its spot among the three highest paid medical specialties, according to the annual Medscape Physician Compensation Report. Topping the list were orthopedists, cardiologists, radiologists, gastroenterologists, and urologists. A radiologist salary is even higher for those who choose a subspecialty like radiation oncology or ultrasonography. About 16% of radiologists earn $500,000 or more; about 8% earn $100,000 or less.

Do Men or Women Earn More?

According to Medscape, there's still a large pay gap between full-time male and female physicians, regardless of specialty. Overall, male physicians earn 30% more than their female counterparts. In radiology, however, that gap is 16.5%, less than in many other specialties.

Radiologist Compensation by Geographical Region

Radiologists in the southwest, with the highest compensation (a mean of $407,000 in 2012), earn 30% more ($94,000) than their colleagues in the north central region, with the lowest compensation (a mean of $313,000 in 2012).

The employment outlook for radiologists is bright. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says demand for all physicians, including radiologists, will grow 24 percent through 2020.

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Radiologist Earnings by Seniority

Starting Radiologist Earnings

Starting Radiologists in Alabama earn:

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Radiologist salary comparison

Radiologists earn less than 92% percent of Health careers in Alabama. Radiologist salaries are in the bottom 99% of all careers in Alabama.

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Historical salary for Radiologists in Alabama

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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