Average Psychiatrist Salary

Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
Profit Sharing
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average salary for a Psychiatrist is $202,682.
Is Psychiatrist your job title? Find out what you should be paid

Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.

How it works:
Enter city & years of experience
Add pay factors like skills & education
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
United States (change)
$100k - $289k
$3k - $40k
Profit Sharing
$102 - $98k
Total Pay
$101k - $317k

Your Market Worth Over Time

How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.

Job Description for Psychiatrist

Job Satisfaction for Psychiatrist

3.9 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
The top respondents for the job title Psychiatrist are from the companies Self-Employed, The Veterans Administration (United States) and Kaiser Permanente. Reported salaries are highest at Kaiser Permanente where the average pay is $305,511. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include UPMC McKeesport and Self-Employed, earning around $249,600 and $239,447, respectively. The Veterans Administration (United States) pays the lowest at around $190,576. Novant Health and Veterans Affairs Hospital also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $207,520 and $209,536, respectively.

Psychiatrist Job Listings

Search for more jobs

Popular Skills for Psychiatrist

Skills in Psychiatric, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, Patient Counseling, Medicine / Surgery and Geriatrics are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Psychiatrist

An entry-level Psychiatrist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $184,310 based on 112 salaries. An early career Psychiatrist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $193,058 based on 486 salaries. A mid-career Psychiatrist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $199,938 based on 258 salaries. An experienced Psychiatrist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $216,940 based on 360 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $227,537.
Employees with Psychiatrist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 0.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (9.6% less), Boston, Massachusetts (4.9% less) and Chicago, Illinois (4.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,602 survey responses.
Entry Level
Early Career
Mid Career
Late Career