How much revenue do physicians generate on behalf of their affiliated hospitals?

Merritt Hawkins, the nation’s leading physician search firm, periodically tracks this key metric through our Physician Inpatient/Outpatient Revenue Survey.  

The 2019 version of this survey has just been released and includes timely data of importance to healthcare facility administrators, physicians and others who track emerging healthcare trends.   Numbers from this survey have been referenced by leading publications such as The Wall Street Journal and have become a standard benchmark used throughout the healthcare industry.  

This inforgraphic reveals the Top Ten physician specialties ranked by revenue generated.  

Stephanie Zafiroff, Merritt Hawkins South Dakota Representative, would be happy to provide members with a complete copy of the 20-page survey report.  If you have questions or if you would like to schedule a meeting, please contact Stephanie at (469) 524-1423 or

Merritt Hawkins is considered one of the nation’s most recognized physician recruiting firms. The full-service, permanent physician search firm specializes in recruiting and placing top physicians and advanced practitioner talent in jobs across the country.

SDAHO Enterprise was developed to pursue valued services and increase non-dues revenue. Overall goals and objectives of providing revenue to supplement SDAHO strategies and providing support and benefit to members.