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Do attendings only make about 200K

Discussion in 'Ophthalmology: Eye Physicians & Surgeons' started by jimanderson, Nov 22, 2005.

  1. jimanderson

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    Hi
    My attending told me that he only makes about 200K. That is the same as being a PCP. Why are salaries so low. I thought we make a million easy. Is this only in academic medicine or is this a real average salary?
     
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    :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
     
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    Who exactly is "we?" I have serious doubts that you are currently in ophthalmology residency or beyond. If you are, no offense, but you're in for a rude awakening.
     
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    still laughing...millions....:laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
     
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    Some university physicians only make about 125K
     
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    That's right!

    It's far easier to learn how to live below your means than it is to try to make more.
     
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    ok now that I have stopped wiping away the tears, I think the only way you could make a million is through Lasik + no other life or retina +no other life. Cash patients/celebrities only... :laugh:
     
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