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How Much Does an Acute Care Physician Earn In The United States?

Average Yearly Salary
Updated December 31, 2020
$215,000
$145,000
$215,000
$320,000
Acute care physicians in the United States make an average salary of $215,956 per year or $103.83 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $145,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $320,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Washington, Vermont, Kentucky, Texas, and Maine provide the highest acute care physician salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Richland, WA
$259,384
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Where Acute Care Physicians Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where acute care physicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

How Much Do Acute Care Physicians Earn In Different Cities?

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for an acute care physician is roughly $215,956 per year, which boils down to $103.83 per hour. Interestingly enough, acute care physicians have the highest salaries in Richland, WA at about $259,384 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Richland, WA is $133,000. Additionally, acute care physicians make more than the average salary in Kansas City, KS, Grand Forks, ND, Minneapolis, MN, Bangor, ME, and Huntsville, AL. On a more broad level, acute care physician salaries are highest in Washington, Vermont, Kentucky, Texas, Maine, New Hampshire, and Alabama. On the contrary, Virginia, Montana, and Connecticut offer the lowest acute care physician salaries.
City
Average Salary

Richland, WA

Salary Range183k - 367k$259k$259,384

Kansas City, KS

Salary Range168k - 367k$249k$248,834

Grand Forks, ND

Salary Range170k - 339k$241k$240,592

Minneapolis, MN

Salary Range163k - 339k$236k$235,864

Bangor, ME

Salary Range172k - 319k$235k$234,969

Huntsville, AL

Salary Range158k - 317k$224k$224,185

Erie, PA

Salary Range156k - 308k$220k$219,709

Dallas, TX

Salary Range160k - 297k$219k$218,822

Wheeling, WV

Salary Range154k - 301k$216k$215,727

Spartanburg, SC

Salary Range152k - 299k$214k$213,943
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High Paying Acute Care Physician Jobs

Which Companies Pay Acute Care Physicians The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Virginia Baptist Hospital and Avera McKennan Fitness Center as they offer the highest salaries for acute care physicians.
Company
Average Salary
Virginia Baptist Hospital
Salary Range219k - 349k$277k$277,150
Avera McKennan Fitness Center
Salary Range218k - 348k$276k$275,701
Virtua
Salary Range217k - 344k$274k$273,883
Owensboro Health Regional Hospital
Salary Range215k - 342k$272k$272,049
Munson Healthcare
Salary Range215k - 338k$270k$270,201
AtlantiCare
Salary Range214k - 340k$270k$269,860
Wellmont Health System
Salary Range214k - 338k$269k$269,463
Baptist Health Care
Salary Range212k - 339k$268k$268,310
Delta Regional Medical Center
Salary Range208k - 343k$268k$267,926
Wheeling Hospital
Salary Range203k - 349k$267k$267,061
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Acute Care Physician Salary History

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    Recently Added Acute Care Physician Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
    Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
    Physician-Pulmonologist/Critical Care
    Physician-Pulmonologist/Critical Care
    Physician-Pulmonologist/Critical Care
    Hampton, VA
    Hampton, VA
    11/08/2020
    11/08/2020
    $120,000
    $120,000
    11/08/2020
    Department of Veterans Affairs
    Department of Veterans Affairs
    Physician-Pulmonologist/Critical Care
    Physician-Pulmonologist/Critical Care
    Physician-Pulmonologist/Critical Care
    Hampton, VA
    Hampton, VA
    11/06/2020
    11/06/2020
    $120,000
    $120,000
    11/06/2020
    Physician-Urgent Care
    Physician-Urgent Care
    Redlands, CA
    Redlands, CA
    10/19/2020
    10/19/2020
    $230,000
    $230,000
    10/19/2020
    Integrity Healthcare
    Integrity Healthcare
    Permanent Urgent Care Physician-Florida Atlantic Coast, Hour To Disney!
    Permanent Urgent Care Physician-Florida Atlantic Coast, Hour To Disney!
    Permanent Urgent Care Physician-Florida Atlantic Coast, Hour To Disney!
    Melbourne, FL
    Melbourne, FL
    08/18/2020
    08/18/2020
    $187,830
    $187,830
    08/18/2020
    Veterans Health Administration
    Veterans Health Administration
    Physician-Psychiatry-#Beachlife-Psychiatrist To Care for OUR Veterans-Greatbenefits-No Call!
    Physician-Psychiatry-#Beachlife-Psychiatrist To Care for OUR Veterans-Greatbenefits-No Call!
    Physician-Psychiatry-#Beachlife-Psychiatrist To Care for OUR Veterans-Greatbenefits-No Call!
    Myrtle Beach, SC
    Myrtle Beach, SC
    07/31/2020
    07/31/2020
    $250,000
    $250,000
    07/31/2020
    Physician-Pulmonology/Critical Care
    Physician-Pulmonology/Critical Care
    Victorville, CA
    Victorville, CA
    07/28/2020
    07/28/2020
    $330,000
    $330,000
    07/28/2020
    Physician-Critical Care-Intensivist-Intensivist Opportunity In Indiana Annual Salary
    Physician-Critical Care-Intensivist-Intensivist Opportunity In Indiana Annual Salary
    Elkhart, IN
    Elkhart, IN
    07/27/2020
    07/27/2020
    $509,358
    $509,358
    07/27/2020
    Comphealth
    Comphealth
    Physician: Urgent Care Physician Needed In Downtown Chicago |
    Physician: Urgent Care Physician Needed In Downtown Chicago |
    Physician: Urgent Care Physician Needed In Downtown Chicago |
    Chicago, IL
    Chicago, IL
    07/26/2020
    07/26/2020
    $245,000
    $245,000
    07/26/2020
    Healthcare Recruitment Counselors
    Healthcare Recruitment Counselors
    Physician Urgent Care Center East Brunswick New Jersey
    Physician Urgent Care Center East Brunswick New Jersey
    Physician Urgent Care Center East Brunswick New Jersey
    East Brunswick, NJ
    East Brunswick, NJ
    07/23/2020
    07/23/2020
    $302,615
    $302,615
    07/23/2020
    Comphealth
    Comphealth
    Physician: Urgent Care Physician Needed In Wisconsin |
    Physician: Urgent Care Physician Needed In Wisconsin |
    Physician: Urgent Care Physician Needed In Wisconsin |
    Marshfield, WI
    Marshfield, WI
    06/30/2020
    06/30/2020
    $150,000
    $150,000
    06/30/2020