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How Much Does an OBGYN Make a Month?

The monthly salary for obstetricians and gynecologists regularly grosses well over £6,500. Some earn as high as over £12,350 per month. Employer and location play an important role in determining an OB/GYN's salary.

Average Salary

The BLS states that the average salary for an OB/GYN is £132,905 annually, or £63.9 per hour, as of May 2009.

Industry

Industry plays a significant role in how much an OB/GYN makes. For example, the highest-paying industry for OB/GYNs is physician offices, where their annual salary averages £136,792, or £65.7 per hour. Speciality hospitals, except psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals, pay the second-highest salary at £131,144 per year on average, or £63 per hour. General medical and surgical hospitals pay £125,573 per year, or £60.3 per hour. OB/GYNs in local government earn an average of £124,247 per year, or £59.7 per hour. The fifth highest-paying industry is outpatient care centres, where the annual average salary is £113,184, or £54.4 per hour.

Location

OB/GYNs can earn in different locations. Examples include Albuquerque, New Mexico, where the average salary is £109,083 per year, or £52.4 per hour, and Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin, where the average salary is £148,876 per year or £71.5 per hour, according to the BLS in 2009. An OB/GYN's average salary in Houston, Texas, is £124,013 per year, or £59.6 per hour.

Monthly

Working 40 hours per week and 4.33 weeks per month, the average monthly salary of an OB/GYN in the United States is about £11,067.7. The gross monthly salary of an OB/GYN in physicians' offices would be about £11,390.8. Speciality hospital OB/GYNs would earn about £10,920.2, and general medical and surgical hospital OB/GYNs would earn about £10,456.4 per month. Local government OB/GYNs would earn about £10,346.1, and outpatient care centre OB/GYNs would earn fifth highest monthly salary at £9,425.2. The monthly salary of an OB/GYN in Albuquerque would be about £9,082.9, and in Oshkosh-Neenah, it would be about £12,396.1. Houston OB/GYNs earn about £10,326.9 per month.

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Leyla Norman has been a writer since 2008 and is a certified English as a second language teacher. She also has a master's degree in development studies and a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology.