Immunologist Salary in USA

Today I decided to update my old post about immunologist salary in USA. It was published more than a year ago and is now out of date. So let me introduce you an updated version.

Immunologist is a medical professional specializing in treating various pathological conditions that may be caused by hypersensation to chemical or organic factors.

There are plenty of common and uncommon conditions that keep a physician specialized in allergy and immunology have a good steady work and income - asthma, anaphylaxis, eczema, drug reactions, insect stings, etc. besides immunodeficiency diseases and organ transplantation problems.

Immunologist Salary in USA

Here's a snapshot of mid-career median salary of immunologist in USA :

Average Immunologist Salary
New York, NY
Los Angeles, CA
Seattle, WA
Houston, TX
Miami, FL

Average Immunologist Salary in USA: $220,000

Notice, that these are average mid-career immunologist salary. Starting salary for immunologist may be much lower, from $120,000 to $150,000 a year. Usually, those immunologists who work in hospitals of for private companies, earn higher annual salary.

How to Become an  Immunologist in USA ?

To become an Immunologist in USA you need not only to successfully complete the residency in Internal Medicine or Pediatrics, but a 3-year Fellowship in Allergy-Immunology. The Fellowship is very competitive, because immunologists in USA get high salary (in comparison with other medical professionals), additional benefits and enjoy good lifestyle.

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