Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Surgeon
Duties and Responsibilities: An ear, nose and throat specialist (ENT) is a physician trained in the medical and surgical treatment of the ears, nose throat, and related structures of the head and neck. They have special expertise in managing diseases of the ears, nose and nasal passage sinuses, larynx (voice box), oral cavity and upper pharynx (mouth and throat), as well as structures of the neck and face. ENT is the oldest medical specialty in the United States.
Salary: The median salary is $307,859.
Education Requirements: ENT doctors typically complete four to seven years of residency training. Residency training may be extended for those who wish to work in a subspecialty field. Some subspecialties of otolaryngology include pediatric, reconstructive, allergy and rhinology. Once residency has been completed, ENT doctors normally need to pass a series of licensing examinations.