OBGYN Position with a Total Cash Compensation of $1,000,000 over three years WITH a 4-day workweek located in a Division I College Town

Physician: Obstetrics & Gynecology
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:11096
Verified Date:03/14/2023
Loan Repayment:No
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No
Accept H1b Visa:Negotiable
Permanent: Full time Obstetrics & Gynecology

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • This Single Specialty Group of 5 OBGYN's and 2 Mid-level providers, is seeking a BE/BC OBGYN to join their team due to tremendous growth.  
  • Call 1:6
  • 4 day work week
  • Typical Schedule
    • Surgery (1/2 day a week)
    • Outpatient (2.5 days of clinic)
    • Inpatient (1 day) of hospital coverage from 7 am to 5 p.m. Cover labor and delivery, rounds and any consults
  • Robotic Surgery – Hysterectomy and other surgeries
  • Simple and complex surgeries, including, urogyn procedures.
  • 4D Ultrasound, Obstetrical Ultrasound, Sonohysterography, Pelvic or Transvaginal Ultrasound.   
  • If desire, opportunity to teach medical students and residents (SIU).
  • This group is very supportive and will provide mentorship, if needed.  


  • Join a Single Specialty Group consisting of 5 OBGYN's and 2 mid-level providers. 
  • This group offers expertise in all areas of reproductive health and wellness, including, women’s health services include preventative care, diagnostic services and the treatment of illness. We strive to provide you with the education, support and resources you need to maintain the best possible health.


  • Board Eligible / Board Certified in OBGYN
  • 1-5 years experience
  • 2024 Residents are welcome (ask about residency stipend)

Compensation Details

  • Starting Salary: $320,000 per year (Guaranteed for 3 years)
  • Competitive Sign on bonus
  • Total cash compensation of $1,000,000+ over three years
  • Possible year end bonus based on performance
  • Residency Stipend
  • Relocation Package: $10,000
  • 5 weeks of vacation (25 business days)
  • $5,000 CME allowance
  • (401K) Retirement Plan with matching and profit sharing program
  • Comprehensvie health and benefit package

Community Details

  • Charming Midwest City nestled within a Division 1 University Campus offers a steady population of 26,179 with a catchment population of 300,000+. 
  • Outdoorsman Paradise, including, Shawnee National Forest, Giant City State Park, rock climbing, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, minor league baseball team, Heart of the Shawnee Hills Wine trail (wineries 12 of them) and breweries (5).  
  • Community enjoys abundant parks, trails, recreation activities with a Super Splash Park for the family to enjoy water fun.
  • A vibrant arts and active Symphony Orchestra since 1907 contributes to the culture and music of the community.
  • Athletic fans enjoy a Division 1 football and basketball programs that have been in top ranks in conference and division as well as NCAA tournament appearances.

Recruiter Insights

Earn more and pay less.  Expect A Starting Salary Up To $70,000 - $125,000 MORE Compared To Starting Salaries In Chicago And St. Louis Areas.  Coupled With A Cost Of Living Of 20-30% Less Than Chicago/St. Louis markets, This Position Will Have Significant Buying Power To Build Their Dream Home, Pay Off School Loans And Retire Early.   

With a total cash compensation package of $1,000,000+ over three years, enjoy a tremendous quality of life by working 4-day work week, along with 5 weeks of vacation.  

The Housing Market.  With average home pricing settled at $116,948 and where a desirable 3600 square ft. 5 Bedroom/3 Bath home lists for $338,000, building a quality of life with substantial savings is easy.

The Community.  This charming community is nestled within a Division 1 University Campus located 2 hours from St. Louis, Missouri.  This community offers abundant parks, trails, recreation activities with a Super Splash Park, vibrant arts and active Symphony Orchestra since 1907 contributes to the culture and music of the community.

About Employer. This single specialty group have perfected the processes of running a practice, so you'll be able to walk into private practice without the challenges of building a practice from scratch.  This is an ideal position if you are seeking a support system and mentorship of physicians and medical staff.  

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • Saint Louis, MO (STL / KSTL) Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (116 miles)
  • Nashville, TN (BNA / KBNA) Nashville International Airport (212 miles)
  • Memphis, TN (MEM / KMEM) Memphis International Airport (224 miles)
  • Louisville, KY (SDF / KSDF) Louisville International Airport (242 miles)

Closest Major City:

  • Saint Louis, MO (82 miles)
  • Nashville, TN (171 miles)
  • Memphis, TN (184 miles)
  • Louisville, KY (192 miles)
  • Indianapolis, IN (219 miles)

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • Marion, IL (MWA / KMWA) Williamson County Regional Airport (14 miles) multiple daily flights to and from St. Louis
  • Cape Girardeau, MO (CGI / KCGI) Cape Girardeau Regional Airport (52 miles) multiple daily flights to and from St. Louis
  • Paducah, KY (PAH / KPAH) Barkley Regional Airport (68 miles)

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost - $116,948
  • Mean Property Tax Rate 1.73%
  • Median Property Tax - $ 1,663.00
  • State Sales Tax 6.25%
  • i.e. 5 bedroom, 3 bath, 3600 sq. foot home - $ 338,000 (Zillow source); compared to $589,000 for the same house in St. Louis, MO

Colleges and Universities:

  • There are 8 colleges within 50 miles of location
  • Southern Illinois University (SIU Salukis) enrolls students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. The University offers 192 undergraduate, 80 masters and 32 doctoral programs in addition to professional degrees in law and medicine.
  • John Logan Community College (9 miles) 4400+ students
  • Shawnee Mission Community College multiple campuses within 20 miles


  • City Population 26,324
  • Ethnicity; White 62.4%, Black 25.6%, Asian 5.7%, Hispanic 5.4%, American Indian/Alaska Native (.4%)
  • Gender 49% female, 51% male
  • Age median age is 23.3 (due to heavy concentration of student population)


  • State Income Tax Rate - 4.95%
  • State Sales Tax Rate - 6.25%
  • City Sales Tax Rate - 9.75%
  • County Tax Rate - 1%
  • Property Tax Rate - 1.73%

Major Industry:

  • Educational services (42%) Southern Illinois University (is largest employer)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)


  • Park District offers many different courses throughout the year, in adult fitness, youth recreation, and family fun.
  • Baseball fields, basketball, BBQ grills, exercise track, multi-use fields, parking, picnicking, playground, restrooms, soccer fields, spray park, and a splash park.
  • Super Splash Park has an 8 lane lap pool, diving board, water slide, lazy river, beach style leisure pool, and much more for the whole family to enjoy.
  • Crab Orchard Lake is a 6,965-acre reservoir in Williamson County, Illinois. It is the centerpiece of the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge.

Arts & Culture:

  • Live Orchestral music from the Southern Illinois Symphony Orchestra (SISO) where since 1903, faculty and student musicians perform for the community.
  • Theatrical productions from the Varsity Theatre venue
  • Not-for-profit Community Arts organization provides art education, public art, youth programs and galleries.
  • Annual and seasonal events include 100 Men Who Cook, active Farmers Market, an Irish Festival and Winter Horse Drawn Carriage Rides

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Division 1 Football and Basketball with a rich history of winning records and NCAA tournament appearance. 
  • Southern Illinois University's Athletic Department offers multiple college level sporting event for the Carbondale community to come and watch;
  • Soccer, basketball, volleyball, softball, baseball, golf, track, and many more.

Sports for the Participant:

  • An 18-hole Championship Public Golf available at Hickory Ridge Golf.  This beautiful course that will offer a challenge to golfers of all skill levels. Hickory Ridge is a unique course where the fairways are long, the sand and water hazards are demanding, and the greens are smooth.
  • Open Kayaking and Canoeing at the city reservoir, Cedar Lake
  • Co-ed Softball League and many fitness classes available for adults of all levels
  • Southern Illinois Youth Swim League (Carbondale Cyclones) available with a Summer league for kids between the ages of 5 18 years of age.


  • University Mall is dedicated to serving the shopping needs of the Southern Illinois community with stores like Macys, JCPenney, Ulta Beauty, Ross Dress for Less, and many more.
  • A mixture of boutiques, bike shops, flower shops, vintage furniture stores, and unique gift shops, in addition to several music shops, a natural-foods market and the only full tobacconist in Southern Illinois.
  • University Place is an open-air center (250,000 square feet) with Dicks Sporting Goods, Best Buy, Petco, AMC Theater (8 Screen Complex), Tj Maxx, Party City and more.

Top Five things to do:

  1. Catching a Rival Football Game against Western Illinois or Illinois State for top of the MVFC (Missouri Valley Football Conference)
  2. Enjoy a Symphony with the Southern Illinois Symphony Orchestra (SISO)
  3. Kayak and Canoe on Cedar Lake
  4. Enjoy the Du Quoin State Fair only 20 miles away
  5. Be merry at the Irish Festival