Compensation

Compensation
From how satisfied residents are with their pay to what incentives they can look forward to, Today's Magazine provides a complete compensation overview for those entering graduate medical training. Find out if a straight salary or one based on productivity incentives is best - or is it a combination of the two? Wondering how productivity-based compensation models work or how can you can determine if your compensation is fair? Check out all of Today's Physician articles on compensation.
Physician compensation

How does geography affect physician compensation?

Published in the June/July issue of Today's Physician  AS THE 2019 SURVEYS on physician compensation are released, the news is mixed. One large survey indicates that...

A look at the highest and lowest regions for physician pay

HOW BIG OF A ROLE does geography play in physician compensation? According to data from two 2017 surveys, location continues to be a major influence...

Negotiating compensation

YOU'RE DEEP in the job search, and you've already received preliminary offers from two groups. The problem is that your top choice is offering...

How satisfied are physicians with their pay?

Are doctors happy with what they earn? Data from two physician surveys paint somewhat different pictures, but the upshot is that many report being...

Signing bonuses: more than you signed up for?

YOU HAD THREE JOB OFFERS, but you were hooked by the rural hospital that dangled the $50,000 signing bonus. Given the size of the...

The money talk

WHEN IS IT OK to talk about money during a job search? While there are different schools of thought, many people agree that it's OK...

Sign-on incentives: What’s right for you?

RECRUITERS HAVE a wide range of incentives to get physicians’ attention, from sign-on bonuses and relocation assistance to student loan forgiveness. In part, that’s...

Telehealth: is it harder to spot signs of drug abuse?

November 24, 2021 Does telehealth make it harder to spot signs of drug abuse? A new survey found that almost 70% of physicians worry that they...

Can’t wait to start spending?

HAVE YOU DREAMED about how much money you'll make once you're finished training and all the things you'll finally be able to afford? If...

Come work for us!

WHAT KINDS OF INCENTIVES can you expect employers to offer? According to data from two surveys, sign-on bonuses and relocation assistance are popular, while...

Editor's Choice

The pros and cons of working locum

SHAUN S. BERGER, MD, remembers the moment he realized he wanted to work locum tenens. The pediatrician was working as a junior faculty member...
Editor's note

Career planning: never too soon

WHAT KIND OF CAREER do you want after residency? If you're still in your second year of training, you may think it's too early...

Finding locum work

WHEN IT COMES TO working locum tenens, one of the biggest questions most physicians have is this: Will they be able to find regular...

Your first contract: Do you know what it really says?

THE CONTRACT says that your first job will be paid according to an RVU compensation plan with a two-year income guarantee. Do you have...

Dress for success (and what not to wear on your interview)

CONSIDER THE JOB CANDIDATE who showed up in a rural community in a suit and tie even though he was told dress would be...