Hematologist salaries

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Hematologist salaries
Hematologists study blood. (microscope image by Fotocie from Fotolia.com)

Many people aspiring to work in the medical field consider going into hematology which is the branch of medicine devoted to the study of blood, blood diseases, and the organs that form blood. Before entering this specialised field, however, it is important to research salary information. It is also smart to consider how differences in experience, geographic location, and even gender can affect this salary.


According to salary.com the median annual income for a hematologist is £172,669 a year. The lowest 25 percentile make below £134,489 while the highest 75 percentile bring in over £224,586 each year.


The average annual bonus for hematologist ranges from £793 to £7,664. Additionally, according to a survey on payscale.com, 66 per cent have 401(k) options from their employers. Fifty-eight per cent have paid vacation days and 50 per cent have the benefit of paid sick leave. About 42 per cent receive malpractice liability insurance through an employer.


The number of years a hematologist has practised can have a significant impact on his salary. A survey by the Allied Physicians reveals that hematologists working one or two years make on average £117,876 per year. Those working over three years, however make on average £159,250 per year. This increase in salary over time typically is capped at £445,250 each year.

Geographic Location

The state in which a hematologist practices also can significantly impact her pay check. According to a survey by bestsampleresume.com, hematologists practicing in the Virgin Islands have the highest annual salary at £220,350 per year. This is followed closely by Mississippi and Washington D.C. where the respective median yeary salaries are £210,600 and £203,450. Maine has the lowest median income for hematologists at £128,050 per year. Utah has the second lowest at £128,700 per year. Bestsampleresume.com lists average annual salaries for all states. It is also important to note that like most professions, hematologists practicing in large cities typically earn more than those working in more rural areas.


On average, males in the medical field make £12,978 more per year than females holding the same job. This equates to an hourly difference in wages of £15.30.

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