Pediatrician, General Salary

Compensation for General Pediatricians in the United States is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($144K). In the world of General Pediatricians, total cash compensation can vary between $97K and $199K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $40K and $35K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, roughly one in five are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by one-half. Women account for the majority of General Pediatricians who took the survey — 80 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction for General Pediatricians is high.

$97,683 - $194,311
$98K
$140K
$190K
MEDIAN: $144,215
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$15.41 - $100.59
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$0$199K
Salary $97,683 - $194,311
Bonus $1,479 - $39,567
Profit Sharing $4,894 - $35,235
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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$96,525 - $199,409
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 981
Hourly Data $0$121
Hourly Rate $15.41 - $100.59
Hourly Tips $0.51
Overtime $6.30 - $121.20
Annual Data $0$199K
Bonus $1,479 - $39,567
Profit Sharing $4,894 - $35,235
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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$96,525 - $199,409
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 130

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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.

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Pediatrician, General Tasks

  • Care for the health of infants, children, teenagers, and young adults.
  • Provide regular scheduled immunizations to infants and children.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Pediatrician, General

Pay by Experience for a Pediatrician, General has a positive trend. An entry-level Pediatrician, General with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $141,000 based on 580 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Pediatrician, General with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $150,000 based on 284 salaries. An experienced Pediatrician, General which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $152,000 based on 306 salaries. A Pediatrician, General with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $163,000 based on 183 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $147,844

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

With a pay rate for General Pediatricians that is 16 percent greater than the national average, Indianapolis offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. General Pediatricians can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+13 percent), Salt Lake City (+13 percent), Phoenix (+12 percent), and San Antonio (+7 percent). In Denver, salaries are 12 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers pay around 10 percent less in New York and 9 percent less in Charleston, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Pediatrician, General Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Pediatrician, General?

Pediatrician, General in Seattle:
"Love kids."
Pros: I love that I can help children.
Cons: The commute, I don't like to drive.

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Key Stats for Pediatrician, General

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Pediatrician, General Salaries

▲10%

▲3%

▲1%

National Average
$148,000

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 21%
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