A Neonatologist earns an average salary of $202,895 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$121,951 - $289,729
$120K
$200K
$290K
MEDIAN: $202,895
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$24.83 - $112.75
$25
$76
$110
MEDIAN: $75.99
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Salary
$121,951 - $289,729  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $50,806  
Profit Sharing
$12,500  
Total Pay (?
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$104,769 - $288,993  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 199
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$200$400$600
Hourly Rate
$24.83 - $112.75  
   
Overtime
$8.50 - $575  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$500K$1M$1M
Bonus
$-0.49 - $50,806  
   
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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$104,769 - $288,993  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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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

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

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Key Stats for Neonatologist

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
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Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Neonatologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$204,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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