The national average salary for gastroenterologists who have been practicing for 15-21 years in any practice setting is $440,000, according to Medscape's Salary Explorer's Salary Explorer.
This data was gathered from Medscape's Physician Salary Explorer.
The West's average salary for this demographic is 6 percent below the national average. The Northeast is below the national average by 4 percent. However, the Southeast sits at 6 percent above average.
Los Angeles, the most populous West Coast city, pays gastroenterologists of this demographic an average salary of $410,355, while New York City, the most populous city on the East Coast, pays $428,018.
Populous Western cities Portland and Seattle pay an average salary of $463,679 and $460,176 respectively. Southeast giant Atlanta beats out both Western cities and Los Angeles at $474,061, while Boston lands at $414,707.