Category: Compensation Issues

Physician pay up 5.9%, but inflation eats into 'real income': Doximity

After several years of modest or declining growth, average pay for physicians increased by 5.9% in 2023, rebounding from a drop of 2.4% in 2022, according to Doximity’s “2024 Physician Compensation Report,” published May 23. 

10 highest-paid healthcare CEOs

CEO compensation at S&P 500 companies reached a new record in 2023, according to findings from The Wall Street Journal.

California lawmakers move to delay healthcare worker minimum wage hikes

California lawmakers took action May 20 to officially push back the minimum wage increase for healthcare workers by one month, according to The Sacramento Bee.

Maryland system to raise minimum wage to $20 per hour

Hagerstown, Md.-based Meritus Health will raise its minimum wage to $20 per hour over the next two years.

RN annual median average pay in 16 specialties

AMGA’s Nursing Specialty Compensation and Pay Practices Survey, released May 8, includes annual median average total compensation for 16 different registered nurse specialties.

RN pay for 16 specialties

AMGA, a trade association representing multispecialty medical groups and integrated systems of care, released its Nursing Specialty Compensation and Pay Practices Survey May 8, highlighting how pay varies among registered nurses. 

38 hospital jobs, ranked by median pay

Median annual wages at hospitals vary across job classifications. 

Travel nurse pay by state

Average weekly travel nurse pay in the U.S. in April was $2,333.12, down 1.12% from the previous month, according to data shared with Becker’s from Vivian, a healthcare career marketplace.

CEO pay growth reverts to historical norms

Median CEO pay climbed at many S&P 500 companies for the 2023 to 2024 filing period, indicating a return to historical norms in the growth of this compensation, according to early findings from ISS-Corporate, a provider of compensation, governance, cyb…

10 states where income is rising for the top 5%

The rich are getting richer in a number of Western states, according to an April 25 analysis from GoBankingRates.