The data: US doctors’ average compensation declined 2.4% in 2022, according to Doximity’s Physician Compensation Report 2023. That’s compared with an increase of 3.8% in 2021.
Behind the numbers: Doximity didn’t specify a figure for 2022’s average salary—although it did give averages for some specialties.
But doctors work hard for those big pay packages:
Our take: Doctors are people too. They deal with family and financial obligations in the same inflationary environment as the rest of us. It would surprise some observers that Toyota, Honda, and BMW are the top three car brands among US physicians—and they have been (in that order) for the past six years, per Medscape.
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