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Physician Compensation Up for 3 in 4 Specialties
Health Leaders Media

In 2009, 76% of all specialties saw an increase in compensation, with the overall weighted average increase of approximately 3.4%. The primary care specialties’ (excluding hospitalists) average compensation increase was about 3.8%, according to the American Medical Group Association’s (AMGA) 2010 Medical Group Compensation and Financial Survey.

Other medical specialties had on average a 2.4% increase, and surgical specialties had a 3.8% average increase.