Big Bucks in Lobbying

Physician's Money Digest, April15 2004, Volume 11, Issue 7

National Journal

Doctors know that when it comes to compensation, times are very tough. The average primary care physician faces annual income increases that fail to top inflation. How are those in the health care–influencing profession faring in the payday department? Not too shabbily. The median is about $318,000, according to the seventh (www.nationaljournal.com) compensation survey of "Washington's associations, think tanks, labor unions, and interest groups":