The average salary for a Pediatrician, General is $151,822.
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What Do Pediatrician, Generals Do?
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.
Job Satisfaction for Pediatrician, General
Popular Employer Salaries for Pediatrician, General
The top respondents for the job title Pediatrician, General are from the companies Pediatric Associates, Pediatric Clinic and Pediatricare Associates. Reported salaries are highest at Kaiser Permanente where the average pay is $206,635. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and ABC Pediatrics, earning around $160,000 and $155,000, respectively. Self-Employed pays the lowest at around $110,000. Pediatric Associates and Pediatricare Associates also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $147,022 and $150,000, respectively.
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What Are Popular Skills for Pediatrician, Generals?
Skills in Pediatrics, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, Electronic Medical Records (EMR), Preventative Medicine and Emergency Room (ER) are correlated to pay that is above average.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Pediatrician, Generals?
An entry-level Pediatrician, General with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $139,122 based on 121 salaries. An early career Pediatrician, General with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $147,513 based on 460 salaries. A mid-career Pediatrician, General with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $152,680 based on 251 salaries. An experienced Pediatrician, General with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $156,741 based on 286 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $170,698.
Pay Difference by Location
Employees with Pediatrician, General in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 1.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (9.4% less), Los Angeles, California (8.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (5.0% less).
Years of Experience
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