How much does an Internist make?

Updated Oct 29, 2023



Total Pay Range
$186K - $346K/yr
Base Pay
$168K - $314K/yr
Additional Pay
$17K - $32K/yr


Most Likely Range

The estimated total pay for a Internist is $247,463 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $224,512 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $22,951 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

How accurate is this most likely Total Pay range (base + additional) of $186K-$346K/yr?

Top Paying Companies

For an Internist in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for an Internist in United States. Employers include Kaiser Permanente, GILBERT, BARBEE, MOORE & MCILVOY and Quality Care Medical Clinic.

Kaiser Permanente
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Top Paying Companies

For Internist in United States

1Kaiser Permanente$249,887
3Quality Care Medical Clinic$242,859
4Aroostook Medical Center$241,926
5Riverbend Medical Group$240,768
6Marshfield Clinic$240,575
7Sunset Community Health Center$240,036
8Parkview Medical Center$239,586
9North Bend Medical Center$239,367
10Avera Health$239,291

What are total pay estimates for an Internist at different companies?

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Reliant Medical Group
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San Joaquin Valley MedicalInternistSee 23 salaries from all locations


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Riverbend Medical Group
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Beaumont Health
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Sunset Community Health Center
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Cleveland Clinic
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Hospital Consultants
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The Guthrie Clinic
InternistSee 12 salaries from all locations


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North Bend Medical Center
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PHYSICIANS OF CENTRAL FLORIDAInternistSee 9 salaries from all locations


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Oregon Clinic (Ohio)
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Hospital Sisters Health System
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Prevea Health Services
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Kaiser Permanente
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Iowa Physicians Clinic Medical FoundationInternistSee 7 salaries from all locations


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Internist Salaries

Job TitleSalary
Reliant Medical Group Internist salaries - 27 salaries reported$236,936/yr
San Joaquin Valley Medical Internist salaries - 23 salaries reported$228,093/yr
Riverbend Medical Group Internist salaries - 21 salaries reported$240,768/yr
Beaumont Health Internist salaries - 19 salaries reported$222,955/yr
Sunset Community Health Center Internist salaries - 18 salaries reported$240,036/yr
Cleveland Clinic Internist salaries - 14 salaries reported$225,776/yr
Hospital Consultants Internist salaries - 14 salaries reported$227,648/yr
The Guthrie Clinic Internist salaries - 12 salaries reported$232,887/yr
GILBERT, BARBEE, MOORE & MCILVOY Internist salaries - 11 salaries reported$246,467/yr
PINES HEALTH SERVICES Internist salaries - 10 salaries reported$230,290/yr
Ascension Internist salaries - 10 salaries reported$225,189/yr
North Bend Medical Center Internist salaries - 9 salaries reported$239,367/yr
PHYSICIANS OF CENTRAL FLORIDA Internist salaries - 9 salaries reported$233,378/yr
Oregon Clinic (Ohio) Internist salaries - 8 salaries reported$231,274/yr
Hospital Sisters Health System Internist salaries - 8 salaries reported$235,098/yr
DINESH KHANNA, M.D., P.A. Internist salaries - 8 salaries reported$220,502/yr
Prevea Health Services Internist salaries - 8 salaries reported$239,117/yr
Kaiser Permanente Internist salaries - 7 salaries reported$249,887/yr
PeaceHealth Internist salaries - 7 salaries reported$239,006/yr
Iowa Physicians Clinic Medical Foundation Internist salaries - 7 salaries reported$234,811/yr
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Top Paying Industries

For an Internist in United States

The top 3 paying industries for an Internist in United States are Healthcare with a median total pay of $235,432, Hotels & Travel Accommodation with a median total pay of $222,505 and Media & Communication with a median total pay of $179,494.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • HealthcareHealthcare$235,432

    0% Lower than other industries

  • Hotels & Travel AccommodationHotels & Travel Accommodation$222,505

    6% Lower than other industries

  • Media & CommunicationMedia & Communication$179,494

    31% Lower than other industries


Top paying companies in Healthcare for Internist are Kaiser Permanente, Quality Care Medical Clinic, and Aroostook Medical Center.

Kaiser PermanenteKaiser Permanente$249,887/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Healthcare?

Healthcare jobs, already in high demand, are expected to grow extensively to meet the increased need from an aging population. Careers in this industry are diverse, though most require additional training and pay above-average wages. Despite fewer opportunities for remote work than other professions, healthcare jobs can be found nearly everywhere, including both rural and urban settings. While careers in healthcare offer high job security, they also often involve long hours, including evening and weekend shift work, particularly for those just starting their career.

Internist pay FAQ

The average salary for an Internist is $247,463 per year in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 817 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Internist employees in United States.

The highest salary for an Internist in United States is $346,448 per year.

The lowest salary for an Internist in United States is $185,597 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming an Internist or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of an Internist.

Additional Resources

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