Gynecologist and Obstetrician salary

Obstetrician-gynecologists specialize in the general medical care of women, as well as care related to pregnancy and the reproductive tract. The obstetrician-gynecologist goes through four years of specialized residency training in areas dealing with preconceptional health, pregnancy, labor and childbirth, postpartum care, genetics, genetic counseling and prenatal diagnosis.

Fellowship programs available to Obstetrician/gynecologists are:

  1. Critical care medicine  
  2. Gynecologic oncology
  3. Hospice and Palliative medicine
  4. Maternal and Fetal medicine (MFM)
  5. Reproductive endocrinology and infertility 
  6. Combined MFM/Genetics 
  7. Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

The residency for obstetrics and gynecology is four years. One to three years of additional training is required to practice in one of the subspecialty areas.

The annual salary ranges from approximately $251,500–$326,924.

Gynecologist and Obstetrician salary in Different Practice Settings

Offices of Physicians                                                                          $224,000
Outpatient Care Centers                                                                    $218,810
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals                                              $200,700
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services                                             $194,130
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools                                 $114,760

Gynecologist and Obstetrician salary following a Fellowship Training

Specialty                                                                 Median 
Critical care medicine                                              $264,750
Gynecologic oncology                                             $413,500
Hospice and Palliative medicine                               $215,716
Maternal and Fetal medicine (MFM)                       $394,121
Reproductive endocrinology and infertility                $317,312
Combined MFM/Genetics                                                -
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery         -

Mean annual incomes for white female and male obstetrician gynecologists, across the working lifetime, 2010

Gynecologist and Obstetrician salary by States

TABLE 1 – Section 1(a) – Married Individuals Filing Joint Returns and Surviving  Spouses

If Taxable Income Is:                                  The Tax Is:

Not over $17,850                                         10% of the taxable income

Over $17,850 but                                          $1,785 plus 15% of

not over $72,500                                            the excess over $17,850

Over $72,500 but                                          $9,982.50 plus 25% of

not over $146,400                                           the excess over $72,500

Over $146,400 but                                        $28,457.50 plus 28% of

not over $223,050                                            the excess over $146,400

Over $223,050 but                                        $49,919.50 plus 33% of

not over $398,350                                           the excess over $223,050

Over $398,350 but                                        $107,768.50 plus 35% of

not over $450,000                                            the excess over $398,350

Over $450,000                                              $125,846 plus 39.6% of

                                                                        the excess over $450,000


One Response to Gynecologist and Obstetrician salary

  1. well according to salary i’ll go for Gynecologic oncology :)
    But my interest is in MFM