Internal Medicine jobs in Seattle usually list as a requirement Internal Medicine board certification (or eligibility) and a current Washington state physician license. Completing an Internal Medicine residency or fellowship in Washington is advantageous because it implies the physician is familiar with WA Medicaid policies.
Internal Medicine salaries for the west region of the U.S., including Seattle, WA, are around $214,526. In contrast the national average Internal Medicine salary is $205,441, meaning Internal Medicine jobs in Seattle pay about 104.4% of the national mean.
Because of unique insurance and statutes of Washington, attention should be paid to concerns like malpractice tail insurance.
More generally, the effect of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on reimbursement rates for Internal Medicine practices is unclear.