Physician Compensation Rising, But Not Everyone Is Happy

After Covid-19, compensation rises, but only a slim majority of orthopaedists feels it's fair

  • Physician income is on the rise again, after stagnating in 2020 because of Covid-19.
  • Nearly all physician specialties saw an income increase in 2021, a first since Medscape began tracking physician compensation.
  • Top-earning states for physicians were, in order: Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Missouri, and Oregon.


Weatherby Healthcare. Physician salary report 2022: physician income rising again. Accessed February 20, 2023.