Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Psychiatrist is $197,178
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Psychiatrists?
An early career Psychiatrist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $199,307 based on 336 salaries. A mid-career Psychiatrist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $212,057 based on 177 salaries. An experienced Psychiatrist with …Read more
What Do Psychiatrists Do?
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.
Throughout treatment, the care that is administered should be evaluated to determine if the treatment is …Read more