Emergency Room Physician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$180,000
$83,000
$180,000
$388,000
Emergency room physicians in the United States make an average salary of $180,377 per year or $86.72 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $83,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $388,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Vermont, and Alaska provide the highest emergency room physician salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Kokomo, IN
$216,947
Hartford, CT
$211,956
Brockton, MA
$210,977
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Map of Emergency Room Physician Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Emergency Room Physicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Emergency Room Physician Salary By Location

While an emergency room physician can average a salary of $180,377 per year, or $86.72 per hour, there are many opportunities for emergency room physicians to make more. For example, in Kokomo, IN you might make $216,947 per year. Other high-paying locations include Hartford, CT, Brockton, MA and Bangor, ME. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Kokomo, IN where the average starting salary is $100,000. The highest paying states for emergency room physicians include Oregon, Washington and Nevada. Meanwhile, South Dakota, Oklahoma, and Nebraska offer the lowest salaries.

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Average Emergency Room Physician Salary By Company

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 MaineGeneral Health and Trinity Health as they offer the highest salaries for emergency room physicians.

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Emergency Room Physician Salary History

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Recently Added Emergency Room Physician Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Emergency Room Physician
Emergency Room Physician
04/29/2020
04/29/2020
$220,000
$220,000
04/29/2020
Emergency Physician
Emergency Physician
04/03/2020
04/03/2020
$200,000
$200,000
04/03/2020
Emergency Room Physician
Emergency Room Physician
03/29/2020
03/29/2020
$220,000
$220,000
03/29/2020
Atlas Emergency Physicians
Atlas Emergency Physicians
Emergency Room Physician
Emergency Room Physician
Emergency Room Physician
09/29/2019
09/29/2019
$521,750
$521,750
09/29/2019
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Emergency Room Physician
Emergency Room Physician
Emergency Room Physician
08/31/2019
08/31/2019
$313,050
$313,050
08/31/2019
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Emergency Room Physician
Emergency Room Physician
Emergency Room Physician
08/28/2019
08/28/2019
$104,843
$104,843
08/28/2019
Emergency Room Physician
Emergency Room Physician
06/21/2019
06/21/2019
$250,000
$250,000
06/21/2019
Emergency Room Physician
Emergency Room Physician
06/08/2019
06/08/2019
$250,000
$250,000
06/08/2019
Integritas Emergency Providers LLC
Integritas Emergency Providers LLC
Physician-Emergency Department
Physician-Emergency Department
Physician-Emergency Department
06/05/2019
06/05/2019
$229,570
$229,570
06/05/2019
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Emergency Room Physician
Emergency Room Physician
Emergency Room Physician
06/02/2019
06/02/2019
$104,843
$104,843
06/02/2019