Infectious disease physicians saw their income increase in 2010, according to data from the Medical Group Management Association. The median income for infectious disease physicians was $219,556 in 2010, compared with $201,543 in 2009.
ID physicians who practice in single-specialty groups (median = $226,283) fared better than their colleagues in multi-specialty groups (median = $214,999). ID physicians in the South (median = $261,515) did better than ID physicians in other parts of the country.
The data is available on the IDSA website, along with guidance on how to negotiate equitable compensation arrangements for infection control and other ID services. You must be logged in to access this content.
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