Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics Salary (United States)

A Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics earns an average salary of $139,306 per year.
Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics Salary (?
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$73,586 - $233,840
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MEDIAN: $139,305
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Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics Salary (?
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$39.73 - $100.13
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MEDIAN: $71.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$73,586 - $233,840  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $49,551  
Profit Sharing
$997 - $193,916  
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).
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$77,267 - $244,545  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 328
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$39.73 - $100.13  
   
Overtime
$14.74 - $127.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $49,551  
   
Profit Sharing
$997 - $193,916  
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).
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$77,267 - $244,545  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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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.
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Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics Tasks
  • Advise patients on health, diet, exercise, hygiene, and other matters.
  • Order prescriptions, tests, and further exams to diagnose and treat pediatric patients.
  • Examine and treat pediatric patients, from preventative care to urgent treatment.
  • Create and instruct patients on treatment plans for injuries, wounds, and ongoing conditions.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics

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

Pay Difference By Location

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$144,000
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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics Salaries

Late-Career
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
59%
female alumni
 
Male
41%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 18%