Medicine Careers

Careers in Medicine and more.

Allergist

Allergist

Alternate Career Titles: Allergy and Immunology Specialist

Career Overview: An Allergist treats patients with a variety of allergy or immunological health issues

Career Salary Range: $195,774 to $322,315

Required Minimum Degree/License: Doctor of Medicine Degree

Become an Allergist

Anesthesiologist

Anesthesiologist

Alternate Career Titles: Anesthesia Specialist

Career Overview: Anesthesiologists prescribe and administer anesthesia to patients.

Career Salary Range: $146,310 to $392,890

Required Minimum Degree/License: Doctor of Medicine Degree

Become an Anesthesiologist

Audiologist

Audiologist

Alternate Career Titles: Doctor of Audiology, AuD, Certified Audiologist

Career Overview: Audiologists assess, diagnose, manage and treat patients with hearing, balance or ear problems

Career Salary Range: $50,490 to $113,540

Required Minimum Degree/License: Doctor of Audiology Degree

Become an Audiologist

Chiropractor

Alternate Career Titles: Chiropractic Doctor, Chiropractic Physician

Career Overview: Chiropractors are responsible for adjusting and manipulating patients to treat neuromusculoskeletal health issues.

Career Salary Range: $32,380 to $141,030

Required Minimum Degree/License: Doctor of Chiropractic

Become a Chiropractor

Family Physician

Family Physician

Alternate Career Titles: Family Practitioner, Family Doctor, Primary Care Provider

Career Overview: Family Physicians oversee general patient health and treat acute injuries, illnesses and other conditions

Career Salary Range: $73,240 to $250,000

Required Minimum Degree/License: Doctor of Medicine Degree

Become a Family Physician

Neonatologist

Neonatologist

Alternate Career Titles: Neonatology Physician

Career Overview: A Neonatologist is a medical doctor trained to examine and treat high-risk newborns with complex issues

Career Salary Range: $160,000 to $310,000

Required Minimum Degree/License: Doctor of Medicine Degree or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Degree

Become a Neonatologist

Obstetrician

Alternate Career Titles: OB/GYN, OB-GYN, OBGYN

Career Overview: Obstetricians assess, diagnose, prevent and treat diseases and conditions in women, especially relating to the female reproductive system.

Career Salary Range: $82,570 to $400,000

Required Minimum Degree/License: Doctoral Degree

Become a Obstetrician

Optometrist

Alternate Career Titles: Eye Doctor

Career Overview: Optometrists examine patients’ eyes and overall visual systems

Career Salary Range: $52,810 to $192,050

Required Minimum Degree/License: Doctoral Degree in Optometry

Become an Optometrist

Pediatrician

Pediatrician

Alternate Career Titles: Paediatrician, General Pediatrician, Primary Care Pediatrician

Career Overview: Pediatricians provide healthcare to infants through adolescence

Career Salary Range: $84,770 to $220,000

Required Minimum Degree/License: Doctor of Medicine Degree

Become an Pediatrician

Psychiatrist

Alternate Career Titles: Psychiatric Therapists

Career Overview: Psychiatrists seek to prevent, diagnose and treat mental conditions or disorders.

Career Salary Range: $61,330 to $328,150

Required Minimum Degree/License: Doctoral Degree

Become an Psychiatrist

Surgeon

Alternate Career Titles: General Surgeon, Operating Surgeon

Career Overview: Surgeons treat patients for injuries, diseases, illnesses and deformities through invasive, non-invasive or minimally invasive surgeries

Career Salary Range: $120,000 to $390,000

Required Minimum Degree/License: Doctor of Medicine Degree

Become a Surgeon

Toxicologist

Toxicologist

Alternate Career Titles: Toxicology Specialist

Career Overview: Toxicologists use elements of science and medicine to assess and determine the harmful effects of chemicals

Career Salary Range: $35,000 to $60,000

Required Minimum Degree/License: Bachelor’s Degree in Toxicology

Become a Toxicologist

Urologist

Urologist

Alternate Career Titles: Genitourinary Physician

Career Overview: Urologists are responsible for treating patients with genitourinary tract or adrenal gland health issues

Career Salary Range: $318,221 to $422,921

Required Minimum Degree/License: Doctor of Medicine Degree

Become a Urologist

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