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Table 2 Average annual salary by physicians’ characteristics in 2015

From: The salary of physicians in Chinese public tertiary hospitals: a national cross-sectional and follow-up study

Item Average annual salary (US$) 95% CI p value
Region < 0.001
 East 18,984 18,768-19,200  
 Central 12,840 12,636-13,056  
 West 13,872 13,656-14,076  
Gender < 0.001
 Male 14,832 14,544-15,120  
 Female 12,912 12,696-13,128  
Age, years < 0.001
  ≤ 30 9108 8928-9288  
 31–40 13,200 12,984-13,416  
 41–50 18,132 17,652-18,612  
  ≥ 51 19,848 18,936-20,760  
Years in practice < 0.001
  < 10 11,016 10,848-11,172  
 10–19 16,380 15,984-16,776  
  ≥ 20 18,852 15,996-19,416  
Education < 0.001
 Bachelor’s degree and below 11,676 11,412-11,940  
 Master’s 12,060 11,844-12,276  
 Doctorate 19,644 19,188-20,100  
Technical title < 0.001
 Resident 8940 8784-9096  
 Attending 13,356 13,116-13,596  
 Associate chief 17,400 16,944-17,856  
 Chief 20,880 20,148-21,612  
Management position < 0.001
 Yes 20,544 19,872-21,216  
 No 12,684 12,516-12,852  
Specialty < 0.001
 Internal medicine 12,372 12,084-12,648  
 Surgery 14,916 14,448-15,384  
 Obstetrics 13,968 13,536-14,400  
 Paediatrics 12,240 11,736-12,744  
 Emergency medicine 13,680 12,864-14,496  
 Traditional Chinese medicine 11,748 11,004-12,492  
 Otolaryngology 17,664 16,752-18,576  
 Anaesthesiology 15,600 14,808-16,392  
 Ophthalmology 18,156 16,644-19,668  
 Stomatology 15,852 14,784-16,920  
 Other 10,788 10,236-11,340  
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