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  • Gastroenterologist Job FAQs

    What are Locum Tenens Gastroenterologist Jobs?

    Locum tenens gastroenterology jobs are contract roles designed to fill gaps in care at healthcare facilities over a specific timeframe. These assignments can range from a week to well over a year.

    Locum gastroenterologists  hold the same qualifications as their permanent peers, and often choose locum work for higher pay and increased flexibility.

    Explore our locum tenens guide to learn more.

     

    How Much Do Gastroenterologists Make?

    Gastroenterologists earn an average salary of $501,000 per year, according to Medscape.

    Locum tenens neurologists earn between $225 and $350 an hour, depending on a variety of factors relating to the assignment, facility, and the experience of the gastroenterologists.

     

    What is the Job Outlook for Gastroenterologists in 2024?

    Neurology employment is projected by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics to grow 3 percent from 2022 to 2032. This number is in line with the average projected growth for all occupations.

    The average salary for gastroenterologists has increased 35 percent since 2015. In 2023, it increased 11 percent to $501,000 a year, which was one of the largest salary jumps for any physician specialty.