Locum tenens endocrinology jobs are contract roles designed to fill gaps in care at healthcare facilities over a specific timeframe. These assignments can range from a week to well over a year.
Locum endocrinologists hold the same qualifications as their permanent peers, and often choose locum work for higher pay and increased flexibility.
Explore our locum tenens guide to learn more.
Neurologists earn an average salary of $267,000 per year, according to Medscape. This puts endocrinologists in the bottom third of all physician salaries.
Locum tenens endocrinologists earn between $175 and $250 an hour, depending on a variety of factors relating to the assignment, facility, and the experience of the endocrinologist. To learn more, explore our endocrinologist salary guide.
Endocrinology employment is projected by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics to grow 3 percent from 2022 to 2032. This number is in line with the average projected growth for all occupations.
The average salary for endocrinologists has increased 36 percent since 2015. In 2023, it increased 4 percent to $267,000 a year.