The average salary for a Psychiatrist in Los Angeles, California is $202,555.
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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. Throughout treatment, the care that is administered should be evaluated to determine if the treatment is …Read more
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Popular Skills for Psychiatrist
Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
Pay by Experience Level for Psychiatrist
An early career Psychiatrist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $200,819 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Psychiatrist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $185,855 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Psychiatrist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $225,817 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $292,731.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Psychiatrist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 0.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (9.6% less), Atlanta, Georgia (7.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (6.2% less).
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