Rural Provider Compensation Survey

The Second Annual Rural Provider Compensation Survey

Stroudwater Associates, in partnership with the NRHA and NOSORH, developed the Rural Provider Compensation Survey to analyze rural provider compensation.

This survey gives hospitals the data to make more informed decisions around compensation and additional benefits. If your organization is considered rural, please consider filling out the survey.


Yes, the Second Annual Rural Provider Compensation Survey is anonymous.

This survey will close at midnight EST on February 26th.

The results will be shared via white paper in early December 2024. 

The rural provider compensation survey will contain details around:

  • Primary care compensation based on respondent ranges
  • Types of compensations with amounts for CME
  • Student loan repayment
  • Relocation
  • Sign-on bonuses
  • And more

The first annual rural provider compensation survey received a total of 156 respondents from 42 states. These responses represented over 6,000 rural providers.