The average salary for a Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics is $153,414.
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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics
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 m…Read more
Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics Tasks
- 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.
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Popular Skills for Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics
Skills in Nursery, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Emergency Medicine and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Pediatrics.
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 $140,989 based on 52 salaries. An early career Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $148,909 based on 206 salaries. A mid-career Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $154,014 based on 134 salaries. An experienced Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $164,494 based on 169 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $175,458.
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Employees with Physician / Doctor, Pediatrics in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 9.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (1.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (17.4% less), Austin, Texas (11.0% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (5.5% less).
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