Oncologist Salary in the US

$284,430
per year
per month
$23,700
per month
per year
Bonus
$26,700/year
Bonus
$2,220/month

Oncologist - Average Salary

The average salary for an Oncologist is $284,430 per year ($23,700 per month), which is $230,940 (+432%) higher than the average salary in the United States.
An Oncologist can expect an average starting salary of $153,200. The highest salaries can exceed $432,300.
$153,200
Low
$284,430
Average salary
$432,300
High
$12,770
Low
$23,700
Average salary
$36,030
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$11,000
$258,200
$527,300
Salary$153,200 - 432,300
Bonus$11,000 - 95,000
Total Pay$164,200 - 527,300
$920
$21,520
$43,950
Salary$12,770 - 36,030
Bonus$920 - 7,920
Total Pay$13,690 - 43,950

Oncologist Salary Range

Low
$153,200
Average salary
$284,430
Senior
$295,380
High
$432,300
Low
$12,770
Average salary
$23,700
Senior
$24,620
High
$36,030
Among Oncologists in the U.S., Veterinary Oncologists have lower salaries, while Pediatric Oncologists, Neuro Oncologists and Surgical Oncologists have higher salaries.

Oncologist - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Surgical Oncologist$364K/year
+28% 
Neuro Oncologist$333K/year
+17% 
Pediatric Oncologist$319K/year
+12% 
Medical Oncologist$304K/year
+7% 
Hematologist Oncologist$270K/year
 -5%
Veterinary Oncologist$151K/year
 -47%

Oncologist - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Oncologist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $253,700 per year. A mid level Oncologist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $280,450, while a Senior Oncologist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $298,460. Oncologists with more than 20 years of experience earn $307,430 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of an Oncologist

Late Career▲ +8%
Senior▲ +5%
Average Salary$284,430/year
Mid Level▼ -1%
Entry Level▼ -11%

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Oncologist - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Oncologist jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Oncologist

How much does an Oncologist make in the US?
An Oncologist in the US earns an average of $284,430 gross per year, which is about $23,700 gross per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Oncologist updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for an Oncologist in the US?
The starting salary of an Oncologist in the US is around $153,200 gross per year. Veterinary Oncologists usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for an Oncologist in the US?
The highest salary of an Oncologist in the US can reach and exceed $432,300 gross per year. Pediatric Oncologists, Neuro Oncologists and Surgical Oncologists usually have the highest salaries.
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