Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Neonatologist is $225,291
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Neonatologists?
An entry-level Neonatologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $205,415 based on 18 salaries. An early career Neonatologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $219,898 based on 46 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Neonatologists Do?
A neonatologist is a highly specialized pediatrician who specifically treats newborns. They generally work in a neonatal intensive care unit, or NICU, in addition to newborn wings of hospitals. Their patients are primarily babies who have severe problems, including premature births, inborn diseases, genetic diseases, or malformations, as well as infants of difficult births. They are almost always present in delivery rooms to evaluate newborns and decide if they should go to the NICU or the …Read more