Pediatrician, General Salary

Compensation for General Pediatricians in the United States is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($140K). Overall cash earnings for General Pediatricians stretch from $95K on the lower end to $200K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $30K from bonuses and $35K from profit sharing. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and just over a half earn dental coverage. Most General Pediatricians like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most General Pediatricians survey respondents are women (73 percent). The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$93,831 - $193,118
(Median)
$94K
$140K
$190K
MEDIAN: $140,465
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$37.48 - $101.86
(Median)
$37
$75
$100
MEDIAN: $75.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$93,831 - $193,118  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,923  
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $35,000  
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).
)
$94,811 - $199,569  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,524
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$37.48 - $101.86  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.30  
Overtime
$10.89 - $192.19  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,923  
   
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $35,000  
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).
)
$94,811 - $199,569  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 187
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Job Description for Pediatrician, General

General pediatricians are doctors who specialize in the care of infants, children, and adolescents. They typically assume the care-giving responsibilities of doctor from obstetricians shortly after the birth of a child, and are also responsible for diagnosing and treating illnesses, administering vaccinations, treating accidents and injuries, and generally overseeing the health and wellness of the young patients in their care.

Read More...

Pediatrician, General Tasks

  • Diagnosis and treat a variety of ailments specific to young people and track patients' growth to adulthood.
  • Diagnose, treat, and help prevent children's diseases and injuries.
  • Care for the health of infants, children, teenagers, and young adults.
  • Provide regular scheduled immunizations to infants and children.

Pediatrician, General Job Listings

Search for more jobs:


Pay by Experience Level for Pediatrician, General

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


General Pediatricians with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years report earning $134K on average, a generous six-figure sum for those just starting out. After working for 10 to 20 years, General Pediatricians make a median salary of $150K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $164K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $144,744

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, General Pediatricians in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 20 percent above the national average. General Pediatricians can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+7 percent), San Antonio (+5 percent), San Diego (+4 percent), and Dallas (+2 percent). Denver is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 13 percent. Two other places where employers salaries are below the median are Atlanta and Philadelphia (12 percent lower).

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Pediatrician, General Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%



National Average
$145,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 153 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 19%
ADVERTISEMENT