Physicians are paid 7.3% of our total National Health Expenditure

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the aggregate median salary for every healthcare provider totals $966,992,011,000. 

The ~1 million physicians get paid $262,332,755,000. That’s $262.3 Billion out of a total $3.6 Trillion spent on healthcare in 2019. 

Physicians get paid 7.3% of the total amount spent on healthcare.

Here are more breakdowns:

You can interact with this data here: True Cost of Healthcare

Download the full resolution graphic here: Graphic Download

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