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Neonatologist Salary

The average pay for a Neonatologist is $201,685 per year.

$138,924 - $271,927
(Median)
$140K
$200K
$270K
MEDIAN: $201,685
10%
50%
90%

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$14.19 - $147.95
(Median)
$14
$73
$150
MEDIAN: $73.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Salary
$138,924 - $271,927  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $56,673  
Profit Sharing
$5,000 - $36,500  
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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$136,864 - $287,919  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 224
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$14.19 - $147.95  
   
Overtime
$30.52 - $100.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $56,673  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,000 - $36,500  
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).
)
$136,864 - $287,919  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Neonatologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Neonatologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$205,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 9%
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