Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics is $160,302
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics?
An entry-level Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $143,573 based on 39 salaries. An early career Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $156,478 …Read more
What Do Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics Do?
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 …Read more
- Examine and treat pediatric patients, from preventative care to urgent treatment.
- Create and instruct patients on treatment plans for injuries, wounds, and ongoing conditions.
- Advise patients on health, diet, exercise, hygiene, and other matters.
- Order prescriptions, tests, and further exams to diagnose and treat pediatric patients.