Compensation Surveys

Find out what you're worth, or discover how much money your peers are making with ACPE's biannual Physician Executive Compensation Survey. Conducted by Cejka Search recruiting firm, the survey provides detailed information on salaries and types of positions.

A summary of the survey is available to ACPE members. Printed copies may be purchased by contacting Cejka Search, 800-678-7858. The prices are listed below.

ACPE Members: $240 for full survey
Non-ACPE Members: $485 for full survey


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2013 Compensation Survey

Physician Executive Compensation
Recovers with Economy: S-l-o-w-l-y

By Deedra Hartung

Read an analysis of the latest physician executive compensation survey and see where the trends in payment are headed.


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2011 Compensation Survey »
Physician Leaders Feel the Economic Pinch — Compensation growth slows for top execs, but career pathways open.

Learn how trends, as reported in the eighth biennial edition of the Cejka Executive Search and ACPE Physician Executive Compensation Survey, can shape your career path.

2009 Compensation Survey »
Outlook is Bright for Physician Executive Leadership Compensation

Physician executive median compensation marks a two-year increase of 11.6 percent, rising to $288,000 according to the 2009 Physician Executive Compensation Survey published by Cejka Search and the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE). This is a significant increase from the 2007 survey where the two-year rate of increase was reported as 7.5 percent.

2007 Compensation Survey »
Physician Executive Compensation Continues Climb

Overall physician executive compensation increased 7.5 percent to $258,000 from $240,000 between 2005 and 2007. Physician executive compensation has grown 36.6 percent overall since the first survey was published in 1997.

2005 Compensation Survey »
Survey Reveals New Emphasis on Tying Pay to Quality Physician executive pay increase holds steady near 7 percent

And the survey says! Most physician executives are continuing to see growth in their overall pay, according to the 2005 ACPE/Cejka Search Physician Executive Compensation Survey.

2003 Compensation Survey »
Physician Executive Compensation Continues to Rise Despite Recession

Median pay up 7 percent to $225,000 over last 2 years

2001 Compensation Survey »
Physician Executives Boost Clout, Earning Power

Results of the 2001 Physician Executive Compensation Survey show that physician executives working in practice/hospital management companies or single specialty groups earn the highest pay. Physician executives with advanced degrees appear to earn more, as well.