The average salary for an Entry-Level Pediatrician, General is $135,018.
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Job Description for Pediatrician, General
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. For parents, general pediatricians are also a source of counseling a…Read more
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.
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Pay by Experience Level for Pediatrician, General
An early career Pediatrician, General with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $144,355 based on 593 salaries. A mid-career Pediatrician, General with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $148,720 based on 321 salaries. An experienced Pediatrician, General with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $152,537 based on 380 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $167,150.
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Employees with Pediatrician, General in their job title in Salinas, California earn an average of 7.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (11.1% less).
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