2018 medical resident salaries ranked by specialtyWritten by Megan Knowles | July 20, 2018 | Print | Email
Medical residents specializing in allergy and immunology have the highest salary by specialty, earning $68,000 annually on average, according to Medscape's Residents Salary & Debt Report.
Medscape invited U.S. medical residents to take an online survey about their salaries and debts, and 1,916 of them responded.
Here are 34 resident salaries by specialty, ranked from highest to lowest:
1. Allergy and immunology: $68,000
2. Rheumatology: $66,200
3. Surgery (specialized): $66,100
4. Critical care: $64,900