An estimated15 percent of American couples face issues with conceiving a child, according to John's Hopkins Medicine. Hope for these couples comes in the form of reproductive endocrinologists, who are physicians specially trained in obstetrics, gynecology and fertility in both men and women. These physicians can isolate the problem and determine the proper solution.
According to the Indeed job site, reproductive endocrinologists in the United States averaged $256,000 a year as of 2014. The National Human Genome Research Institute reports the salary range was between $269,000 and $366,000 a year, with the median being $326,000 a year. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the average salary for a physician who specializes in obstetrics and gynecology was $301,737 a year in 2012.
2016 Salary Information for Physicians and Surgeons
Physicians and surgeons earned a median annual salary of $204,950 in 2016, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. On the low end, physicians and surgeons earned a 25th percentile salary of $131,980, meaning 75 percent earned more than this amount. The 75th percentile salary is $261,170, meaning 25 percent earn more. In 2016, 713,800 people were employed in the U.S. as physicians and surgeons.