$198,152
Avg. Salary
$126
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$14,119

Profit Sharing

$6,350

The average pay for a Psychiatrist is $126 per hour.

The average pay for a Psychiatrist is $198,152 per year.

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MEDIAN $126
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MEDIAN $198,152
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MEDIAN: $198,152
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$0$308K
Salary $99,680 - $284,328
Bonus $2,025 - $41,562
Profit Sharing $102 - $97,871
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$100,712 - $308,710
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,505
Hourly Data $0$204
Hourly Rate $51.63 - $205
Overtime $20.43 - $200
Annual Data $0$308K
Bonus $2,025 - $41,562
Profit Sharing $102 - $97,871
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$100,712 - $308,710
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 290

Job Description for Psychiatrist

A psychiatrist meets with patients and determines if a mental disorder is present. An evaluation of the patient’s symptoms, behavior, and past medical history will be carried out. Tests may also be performed to determine any issues that are present. The psychiatrist will also help the patient to manage, ease, or heal a disorder, which may be done by administering treatments or medications.

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Psychiatrist Tasks

  • Manage caseload and documentation
  • Diagnose, treat and help prevent disorders of the mind
  • Review, evaluate and collaborate with other professionals to discuss treatment plans, progress and outcomes
  • Prescribe, direct and administer psychotherapeutic treatments or medications

Popular Employer Salaries for Psychiatrist


Those at Self-Employed can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $232K.

Common Career Paths for Psychiatrist


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Psychiatrists who take on a higher-level position such as Child Psychiatrist may get paid a little bit less in that new role, as Child Psychiatrists on average bring home $180K.

Psychiatrist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Psychiatrist

Pay by Experience for a Psychiatrist has a positive trend. An entry-level Psychiatrist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $183,000 based on 466 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Psychiatrist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $194,000 based on 249 salaries. An experienced Psychiatrist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $211,000 based on 253 salaries. A Psychiatrist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $227,000 based on 207 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $203,648

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Psychiatrists, working in the bustling city of Dallas has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Psychiatrists will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+3 percent) and Los Angeles (+1 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Psychiatrists in Salt Lake City earning a whopping 21 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Orlando (19 percent lower) and Nashville (16 percent lower).

Psychiatrist Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Psychiatrist?

Psychiatrist in New York:
"The Doctor as Politician."
In my position it is important to understand the viewpoints of professionals from many other disciplines - lawyers, administrators, social service providers, etc. This requires active outreach toward those individuals as well as maintaining an open door policy for them to reach you.

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Key Stats for Psychiatrist

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 123 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Psychiatrist Salaries

▲11%

▲4%

National Average
$204,000

▼5%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Psychiatrist Salaries

Geriatrics
▲3%

▼0%

National Average
$204,000

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 123 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 19%