Neonatologist Salary

A Neonatologist earns an average salary of $203,126 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$128,092 - $298,768
$130K
$210K
$300K
MEDIAN: $205,228
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$30.52 - $112.00
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MEDIAN: $80.58
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$0$298K
Salary $128,092 - $298,768
Bonus $0.00 - $50,449
Profit Sharing $12,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$105,289 - $298,667
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 176
Hourly Data $0$155
Hourly Rate $30.52 - $112.00
Overtime $9.64 - $155.47
Annual Data $0$298K
Bonus $0.00 - $50,449
Profit Sharing $12,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$105,289 - $298,667
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

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Job Description for Neonatologist

A neonatologist is a highly specialized pediatrician who specifically treats newborns. They generally work in a neonatal intensive care unit, or NICU, in addition to newborn wings of hospitals. Their patients are primarily babies who have severe problems, including premature births, inborn diseases, genetic diseases, or malformations, as well as infants of difficult births. They are almost always present in delivery rooms to evaluate newborns and decide if they should go to the NICU or the nursery.

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Neonatologist Tasks

  • Provide diagnosis and treatment to premature newborns and those suffering from defects, injury, and illness at birth.
  • Supervise residents and students.
  • Help deliver babies requiring special assistance.
  • Ensure nutrition and medication intake and dosage.

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Pay by Experience Level for Neonatologist

Pay by Experience for a Neonatologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Neonatologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $192,000 based on 104 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Neonatologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $208,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Neonatologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $223,000 based on 49 salaries. A Neonatologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $237,000 based on 34 salaries.

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Key Stats for Neonatologist

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Neonatologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$207,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 12%
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