5 specialties with the biggest growth in provider compensation

Established providers in psychiatry saw their total compensation increase 7.69%—the most among all specialties—from 2018 to 2019, according to the Medical Group Management Association’s latest Provider Compensation and Production Report.

After psychiatry, the specialties with the largest increase in total compensation were urgent care (6.83%), pulmonary medicine (5.51%), internal medicine (4%), and urology (3.85%). The average compensation for primary care physicians rose 2.6%.

More than 168,000 physicians and nonphysician providers from over 6,300 organizations submitted data for the annual report.

Source: Medical Group Management Association

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