- Physicians in the top paying city, Milwaukee, earn almost $400,000 a year, nearly double the average US doctor salary.
- The top-paying cities concentrated largely in the Midwest, West coast and the South.
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Doctors already earn the highest annual salary among all US professionals (not including year-end bonuses). But how much a physician makes depends on the city.
Doximity , a networking app for physicians, gathered compensation data using job postings onits site and a survey of doctors who use the platform.
The top-paying cities are concentrated largely in the Midwest, West coast and the South. Two California cities Riverside and Los Angeles made the top 10 highest-paying urban areas.
While the average doctor salary in the US hovers just below $200,000, physicians in the top paying city, Milwaukee, earn nearly $400,000 a year.
Here are the 10 cities where doctors make the most money.
10. Hartford, Connecticut, physicians make an average of $352,129 per year.
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9. Cincinnati, Ohio, physicians make an average of $354,129 per year.
8. Los Angeles, California, physicians make an average of $356,390 per year.
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7. Atlanta, Georgia, physicians make an average of $362,267 per year.
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6. Dallas, Texas, physicians make an average of $362,472 per year.
5. Charlotte, North Carolina, physicians make an average of $368,205 per year.
4. Minneapolis, Minnesota, physicians make an average of $369,889 per year.
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3. Riverside, California, physicians make an average of $371,296 per year.
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2. New Orleans, Louisiana, physicians make an average of $384,651 per year.
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1. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, physicians make an average of $395,363 per year.
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