With the rise of the new wave of medication-free treatment, it’s now common for patients to have their doctor spend time looking over their shoulder.
It’s important to note that many migraine doctors are not in-house specialists, and are simply practicing as primary care doctors.
A good number of them are paid by insurers, and some are part of a large healthcare provider network, according to a 2016 report by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
The median salary for a migraine physician is $102,000.
Some physicians will be paid in addition to their base salary, so the average annual salary for one in-home practitioner is $116,000, according the PwC report.
If you’re not in a position to be a migraine practitioner, it is possible to work part-time as an emergency medicine physician, and take home a $50,000 bonus for each hour worked in-person.
But that bonus is not as lucrative as a migraine medicine cabinet.
That’s because there is no minimum wage for emergency medicine practitioners.
They are paid based on their experience, and not on the type of treatment they perform.
There are many other aspects to the career of an emergency medical physician that are not covered in the PWR report.
For example, the average hospitalization for emergency department patients in the U.S. is about six weeks, which includes two weeks spent in the ICU.
If a doctor is in-patient, the length of stay in the hospital is also six weeks.
And if you’re an outpatient, you must have a medical certification from a third party before you can practice in-state.
That certification is not required, and many emergency medicine physicians do not have it.
A few other factors also impact a physician’s pay.
Many emergency medicine practices don’t pay their staff overtime, which is why many physicians are paid less than their peers.
Emergency medicine doctors must complete a training program, which typically takes three to six months, according a 2016 study by the National Bureau of Economic Research.
And there are a lot of factors that go into making the cut for emergency medical physicians.
A patient’s age, sex, and income are some of the factors that affect a physician making the top ranks.
There is also the stigma surrounding medical practice, and doctors can lose their jobs for any number of reasons, including misdiagnoses, poor quality care, or even negligence.
When you consider the high salaries and prestige associated with emergency medicine, it seems reasonable to assume that emergency medicine is the best career choice for most people.
But there are plenty of people who simply aren’t prepared to make the leap from in-office practice to emergency medicine.
According to the PWC report, “a significant number of Americans have no experience with emergency care and are unlikely to be able to adapt to it.”
That could make emergency medicine even less appealing to those who are looking to become an emergency physician.