Other Physicians and Surgeons Salary Information in Puerto Rico

The average annual and hourly salaries for other physicians and surgeons in the state of Puerto Rico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of other physicians and surgeons amongst Puerto Rico areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by BLS in May 2012 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Other Physicians and Surgeons in Puerto Rico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
$89,560
25th Percentile Wage
$44,790
10th Percentile Wage
$23,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other physicians and surgeons in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $89,560. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $44,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,910.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
$43.06
25th Percentile Wage
$21.54
10th Percentile Wage
$11.49

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for other physicians and surgeons in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $43.06. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $21.54. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.49.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2012 $89,560 -46.23%
2011 $166,570 106.43%
2010 $80,690 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for other physicians and surgeons in state of Puerto Rico from 2010 to 2012. We see the year 2011 had a positive salary growth of 106.43% while year 2012 had a negtive one (-46.23%).

Table 4. Average Other Physicians and Surgeons Wage in Puerto Rico vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Other Physicians and Surgeons
$89,560
Physician Assistants
$87,180
Occupational Therapists
$28,920
Physical Therapists
$36,060
Recreational Therapists
$24,610
Respiratory Therapists
$19,130
Speech-Language Pathologists
$33,600