Pain Management Physician Compensation: 13 Recent FindingsWritten by Abby Callard | December 12, 2011
Here are 13 statistics on pain management physician compensation, based on data from MGMA's Physician Compensation and Production Survey: 2011 Report Based on 2010 Data.
Compensation for anesthesia pain management physicians was higher than compensation for nonanesthesia pain management physicians — by more than $100,000 on average.
Based on group type
Anesthesia pain management physicians working in single-specialty groups made more than $50,000 less than those working in multi-specialty groups. The opposite was true for nonanesthesia physicians, who made more than $80,000 more working in a single-specialty group. The difference between anesthesia and nonanesthesia physicians was greater in multi-specialty groups — more than $200,000 on average.
Based on geographic location
Anesthesia pain management physicians were paid highest in the Midwest, while nonanesthesia physicians were paid highest in the Southern region. Anesthesia pain management physicians made more than $100,000 more than anesthesia physicians in all other areas of the country. The difference between compensation was greatest in the Midwest at $281,200.
Nonanesthesia: not available
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