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Physician salary in Boston, MA

How much does a Physician make in Boston, MA?

Average base salary

below national average
Average $136,711
Low $67,677
High $276,163
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a physician is $136,711 per year in Boston, MA. 84 salaries reported, updated at September 18, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Boston, MA

Years of experiencePer year
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Physicians in Boston, MA

  1. Atrius Health
    446 reviews5 salaries reported
    $300,401per year
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Highest paying cities for Physicians near Boston, MA

  1. Worcester, MA
    $349,286 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. Hyannis, MA
    $349,286 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Pittsfield, MA
    $299,103 per year
    37 salaries reported
  1. Fall River, MA
    $273,048 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. Fitchburg, MA
    $247,413 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Lowell, MA
    $220,129 per year
    6 salaries reported
  1. Springfield, MA
    $196,015 per year
    22 salaries reported
  2. Marshfield, MA
    $158,794 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Cambridge, MA
    $146,719 per year
    5 salaries reported
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Where can a Physician earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Physicians

Most recommended skill

Geriatrics(earn +42.12% more)

The jobs requiring this skill have decrease by 44.73% since 2018. Physicians with this skill earn +42.12% more than the average base salary, which is $136,711 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
201122increase by 22
201256736increase by 257790.91%
2013241469increase by 325.60%
2014205753decrease by 14.79%
2015176120decrease by 14.40%
2016194724increase by 10.56%
2017116858decrease by 39.99%
201851085decrease by 56.28%
201928235decrease by 44.73%

Top companies hiring Physicians with the recommended skill

VitalCheck Wellness
New England Baptist Hospital
Chenega Corporation
Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians
A.R.C. - Advanced Rehabilitation Care, LLC
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Top specialties
Internal Medicine
Top licenses
Medical License
Top fields of study
Medical Degree

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SpecialtiesSalaryJob openingsCompanies
701 jobs2,018
887 jobs2,412
145 jobs394
133 jobs523
66 jobs163
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Most common benefits for Physicians

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • 403(b) matching
  • 457(b)
  • AD&D insurance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Loan assistance
  • Loan forgiveness
  • Loan repayment program
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 320 ratings

56% of Physicians in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Boston, MA?

Primary Care Physician

Job openings

Average $143,566 per year

Family Medicine Physician

Job openings

Average $204,957 per year

Internal Medicine Physician

Job openings

Average $251,011 per year

Emergency Medicine Physician

Job openings

Average $169,314 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Physician

As a physician, how can I know if I am being paid fairly?

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