Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics Salary
|Salary||$90,254 - $222,823|
|Bonus||$302.01 - $38,916|
|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).)
|$83,050 - $233,709|
|Hourly Rate||$24.24 - $122.86|
|Overtime||$7.21 - $135.06|
|Bonus||$302.01 - $38,916|
|Total Pay (||$83,050 - $233,709|
Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics
A physician/doctor in pediatrics is a medical practitioner that works directly with children. Also known as pediatricians, these doctors collaborate with nurses, X-ray technicians, medical assistants, and other doctors (such as emergency room doctors and surgeons) to treat children. A typical day for a pediatrician may include appointments with sick children, conducting physicals to assess overall health, prescribing medicine, discussing treatment options with families, coordinating with other medical professionals for diagnosis, dealing with pediatric emergencies, and educating parents about their children’s illness and how to assist in the treatment process. Pediatricians may work during regular business hours or other shifts depending on the needs of their employer; some pediatricians work in private practice, and others work in hospitals and clinics that are open 24 hours a day. Most of this work is performed indoors in a medical setting.Read More...
To become a pediatrician, individuals must first get a bachelor’s degree and apply to medical school. Once accepted, they complete four years of medical school and receive the medical degree and begin a residency in their chosen field. Pediatricians must have basic computer skills, as lots of hospitals use digital records. They must also have strong interpersonal skills, as most of their interaction is often with sick children and their (often worried) parents. This may be a high-stress position, so the ability to work in high-stress situations and handle unexpected issues and outcomes.
Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics Tasks
- Examine and treat pediatric patients, from preventative care to urgent treatment.
- Create and instruct patients on treatment plans for injuries, wounds, and ongoing conditions.
- Advise patients on health, diet, exercise, hygiene, and other matters.
- Order prescriptions, tests, and further exams to diagnose and treat pediatric patients.
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Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics
Pay by Experience for a Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics has a positive trend. An entry-level Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $144,000 based on 166 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics 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 90 salaries. An experienced Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $170,000 based on 98 salaries. A Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $176,000 based on 57 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
Seattle is home to an above-average pay rate for Pediatricians, 33 percent higher than the national average. Pediatricians can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+20 percent), Chicago (+17 percent), St. Louis (+16 percent), and Washington (+11 percent). Pediatricians' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Pediatricians in Atlanta bring in salaries that are 34 percent lower than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Los Angeles (15 percent lower) and New York (7 percent lower).
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