Obstetrics and Gynaecology moving these days more towards preventing problems but not just fixing them. The majority of women in childbearing years only see their OB-GYN on a regular basis and rarely seek out an otherwise designated primary care doctor. So, the OB-GYNs are having better chances to get women patients than other doctors regularly. Gynaecologists will be contacted for many issues including screening for other health conditions, their weight and other lifestyle choices.
Gynaecology is one of the highest paying job oriented career in medicine. They can be employed in various fields like clinics, hospitals, private practice, universities and government agencies, etc. This career option is respectable and attractive also. They can also go for the research studies in this field in various universities and research centres. The scope of gynaecology is growing annually as the hospitals and clinics are open.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics, USA projects 15.5 per cent employment growth for obstetricians and gynaecologists between 2016 and 2026. Around 3,400 jobs may open up in this period, it is reported.
As per the available information online the Obstetricians and Gynecologists earned an average salary of $208,000 in 2017. The best-paid 25 per cent earned $208,000 that year and the lowest-paid 25 per cent earned $167,050.