Hospitalist pay in 2023: 9 things to know

Hospitalist pay increased at a much higher rate than it did for U.S. physicians in general in 2022, according to an Aug. 2 compensation report from Medscape

Here are nine things to know about hospitalist compensation: 

1. Hospitalist primary care providers earned an average of $274,000, while specialists earned $343,000 and all hospitalists earned $316,000. 

2. The average incentive bonus for hospitalists was $38,000 in 2022. 

3. About 21 percent of hospitalists had annual raises cut because of cutbacks in the work world. 

4. Male hospitalists earn an average of $342,000, while female hospitalists earn $281,000. 

5. About 72 percent of hospitalist OB-GYN specialists are female. 

6. Half of hospitalists feel fairly compensated, while half do not. 

7. About 31 percent of hospitalists have a net worth of less than $500,000, while 25 percent have a net worth of $2 million to $5 million. 

8. Hospitalists work an average of 54 hours a week. 

9. About 49 percent of hospitalists take extra work outside of their daily jobs. 

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