Full-time hospitalists who treat adults earn considerably more ($280,438) than their full-time pediatric colleagues ($212,500). Among those responding to our survey, pediatric hospitalists make up just 7% of the hospitalist workforce, while med-peds hospitalists account for 3%. Among hospitalists who treat children, 33% treat both children and adults while 67% treat only children.
Almost half (45.7%) of full-time pediatric hospitalists say they don’t earn income from extra shifts vs. just one-third (31.8%) of full-time hospitalists treating adults. As for moonlighting, only 10.8% of full-time pediatric hospitalists say they moonlight vs. 23.9% of full-time hospitalists treating adults.
Source: 2016 Today’s Hospitalist Compensation & Career Survey