Salary for General Pediatricians

Also known as:  General Pediatrician, Paediatrician, Pediatrist, Primary Care Pediatrician

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Pediatricians special in the medical care of infants, children and youth. They treat minor, chronic, acute, growth and developmentally-related conditions, and common illnesses. These doctors may consult with other specialists when necessary. These professionals advise parents, guardians and community members on child care practices and preventative care, and give vaccinations according to state and national recommendations. They are required to maintain detailed medical records, and to hold current medical licenses. These professionals are required to have doctoral or professional degrees.

A General Pediatrician will normally receive wages that can range from 128000 to 192000 based on experience and education levels. Pediatricians, General earn an average wage of One Hundred Sixty Seven Thousand Three Hundred dollars yearly.

Pediatricians, General obtain the highest salaries in Iowa, where they earn an average salary rate of close to $206390. Employees with these jobs can receive the best compensation in Health Care and Social Assistance, which has average pay of $169910.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 18.17 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

General Pediatricians tend to make the most in the following industries:

Public Administration
$169,910
Health Care and Social Assistance
$168,280
Educational Services
$100,990

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Educational Services
$100,990
Health Care and Social Assistance
$168,280
Public Administration
$169,910