Median compensation for dermatologists in group practice increased 2% from 2009 to 2010, according to a survey conducted by the Medical Group Management Association.

Dermatologists’ income rose from $385,088 in 2009 to $392,885 in 2010; median income for all specialists was $356,885, an increase of 9.5% from 2009.

Since 2006, dermatologists’ median compensation has risen by 17%, while income for all specialists has gone up by 11%, and primary care physicians’ income has increased by 18%.

The 2010 edition of the annual survey, conducted among MGMA members and nonmembers, includes data from 2,846 group practices representing 59,375 physician and non-physician providers.


[Source: Skin & Allergy News]