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Hospitalist demographics

October 2010
compensation for physicians

Published in the October 2010 Today’s Hospitalist Compensation & Career Guide

What type of patients do you treat?
Adults 78.9%
Pediatrics 16.6%
Both 4.5%

Who is your employer?
Hospital/hospital corporation 45.4%
Local hospitalist group 17.1%
Multispecialty/ primary care group 12.7%
National hospitalist management company 11.4%
University/ medical school 10.4%
Other 1.9%
Veterans Administration 1.1%

How many years have you worked as a hospitalist?
1-2 years 16.6%
3-5 years 32.5%
6-10 years 30.1%
11-20 years 10.6%
More than 20 years 1.9%
Mean 6.13 years

What is your gender?
Male 61.3%
Female 38.7%

In what region do you work?
Northeast 26.0%
South 25.7%
Midwest 20.7%
Pacific 14.0%
Southwest 9.5%
Mountain 4.1%

How many years in current job?
1-2 years 24.8%
3-5 years 32.4%
6-10 years 18.4%
11-20 years 7.3%
20+ years 2.1%
Mean 4.86 years

What is your age?
26-30 2.4%
31-35 19.7%
36-40 28.5%
41-45 19.6%
46-50 8.7%
51-55 11.2%
56-60 5.7%
61-65 3.2%
Over 65 1.0%
Mean 42.53

How big is your hospital?
100-250 beds 36.1%
250-500 beds
36.4%
500 + beds 13.3%
Mean 290.17 beds