A gynecologist is a doctor who specialises in women’s medicine. Gynecologists treat diseases and disorders of the female productive organs, assist women in fertilisation treatments and therapies, treat urinary-tract disorders and dysfunctions, perform surgeries such as hysterectomies, and promote sexual wellness.
Salary Range in the U.S.
According to the PayScale website, as of November 2010, salaries for gynecologists in the United States range from £80,585 to £145,002. This includes bonuses, profit sharing and commissions.
Gynecologists specialising in obstetrics earn more than other gynecologists. A gynecologist with three or more years of experience averages £138,450 per year, while obstetric gynecologists with a similar amount of experience earn an average of £169,650 per year.
The salary of a gynecologist varies based on location and experience. For example, established gynecologists earn more than those who just graduated from medical school.