The length of residency depends mostly on the field a graduate chooses to take. Medical specialties such as family medicine and internal medicine often requires three years, whereas surgery usually requires a minimum of five, and neurological surgery is the longest at seven years.
The average length of residency training is about four and a half years. The shortest residency training programs are three years and the longest are seven. How Long Is Medical Residency? (By Specialty) Residency Specialty Program Length Plastic Surgery 5-6 years (includes 1 year of general surgery)
According to the BLS, the average hourly wage of a doctor is roughly $89. The hourly wage is higher for some specialties and lower for other specialties. Anesthesiologists average about $113 an hour, surgeons average about $111 an hour, internists average about $91 an hour, and pediatricians average about $81 an hour.
An average of four years in medical school. A three-year residency in internal medicine or in pediatrics if wanting to specialize in working with children. A three-year fellowship in cardiology where they work with physicians and gain additional advanced training in cardiology, prevention, diagnosis, and patient care.