The average salary for a Psychiatrist is C$174,222.
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C$67k - C$285k
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Job Description for Psychiatrist
A psychiatrist meets with patients and determines if a mental disorder is present. An evaluation of the patient’s symptoms, behavior, and past medical history will be carried out. Tests may also be performed to determine any issues that are present. The psychiatrist will also help the patient to manage, ease, or heal a disorder, which may be done by administering treatments or medications. Throughout treatment, the care that is administered should be evaluated to determine if the treatment is …Read more
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Popular Skills for Psychiatrist
Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
Medicine / Surgery
Skills in Patient Counseling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medicine / Surgery, Clinical Psychology, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning and Psychiatric.
Pay by Experience Level for Psychiatrist
An entry-level Psychiatrist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$101,471 based on 45 salaries. An early career Psychiatrist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$151,241 based on 72 salaries. A mid-career Psychiatrist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$185,148 based on 49 salaries. An experienced Psychiatrist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$220,000 based on 34 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$162,500.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Psychiatrist in their job title in Winnipeg, Manitoba earn an average of 72.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (13.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ottawa, Ontario (64.4% less), Edmonton, Alberta (42.6% less) and Montréal, Québec (19.6% less).
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