Pediatrician salary

A pediatrician’s salary is considerably affected by several factors such as advanced education, work experience, field of specialization, subspecialty board certification, working in private practice or medical facility, and geographic location. An average starting salary for a pediatrician is around $135,000 per annum while the one with few years of medical experience receives about $175,000 a year. In addition, an average hourly wage for a pediatrician is about $77.60 per hour which averages to about $161,410 on an annual basis. Pediatrician salary is not one the highest out there, but to become a pediatrician is still good choice and  very well paid job.

Pediatrician job description

Pediatricians are doctors who are specialized to diagnose, prevent and treat various health conditions of infants, children and teens. They treat children suffering from different type of conditions such as chronic disorders, injuries and infections. The pediatricians perform general check-ups, offer vaccination or immunization therapies to the new born babies, treat certain diseases such as sinus infections, ear infections, sore throats, mononucleosis, and flu to name a few. In addition, the pediatricians prescribe an appropriate medication; provide emergency child care including follow-up care.

How much does a pediatrician make a year ?

Average pediatrician salary

The overall median salary for a typical pediatrician in the United States is about $171,467 per year while an average hourly wage is about $40.76 per hour.

Pediatrician salary and wage in USA

The upper 10 percent of the pediatricians earn more than $160,000 per year while the lowest 10 percent of them receive about $84,840 per year. According to percentiles, the median salary for 90th percentile of pediatricians has been around $222,815 per year. Similarly, about 75th percentile of pediatricians received about $198,344, 25th percentile of them received $152,178 while 10th percentile received $134,616 per year.

pediatrician salary in Canada, UK and USA

pediatrician salary

Pediatrician salary in Canada

A pediatrician in the Canada receives an annual salary ranging from between C$35,000 – C$163,620. In addition, a bonus of about C$12,385 will be credited to his or her account. In fact, a pediatrician in Canada receives his or her total earnings ranging from between C$39,453 – C$177,393 per annum.

Pediatrician salary and wage in UK

According to all salary survey, the average and a median expected salary for a pediatrician in the United Kingdom is about £45,000 per annum. An average hourly wage for a pediatrician is about £22.5. A pediatrician’s salary varies based on his or her age as the one in 20s earns up to £33,750, in 30s earns about £44,100, in 40s and in 50s earns about £52,200 per annum.

Pediatrician salary in Australia

On an average, a pediatrician in Australia receives an annual salary ranging from between AU$29,799 – AU$154,084. In addition, a bonus ranging between AU$6.52 – AU$19,653 will be credited to his or her account. In fact, a pediatrician in Australia receives his or her total earnings ranging between AU$30,000 – AU$153,480 per annum.

Pediatrician education, training and certification

An aspiring pediatrician should first complete an entry-level education (science related undergraduate curriculum) and should complete 4 years of medical school to obtain a medicine degree. This is followed by about 4 years of study in M.D program where the candidate begins with the internships and electives related to the field of pediatrics during the final year of study. In addition to that, an aspiring pediatrician performs residency program in general pediatrics that lasts for 3 years to expertize in clinical training and hands-on experience.

Conclusion about pediatrician salary

An average salary for a highest paid pediatrician is around more than $200,000 per year while a lowest paid pediatrician receives a much lesser salary of about $85,000 per annum. Pediatricians are not paid as good as top medical physician like neurosurgeons, heat sugeons or radiologists but as you can observe, pediatrician salary is still one of the highest on medical field.

37 Responses to Pediatrician salary

  1. nini says:

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  4. Alexis booker says:

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  5. Collin says:

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  6. Tamara says:

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  7. Kamala says:

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  9. Bria Briggs says:

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  10. Daphney says:

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  11. kayla says:

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  12. Isaiah says:

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  14. Eshiaa says:

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  17. Antasia Copeland says:

    What classes should you take in College, to focus on pediatrics in medical school?

  18. James says:

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  19. naile says:

    I am 13 years old and I have bean saying I want to be a pediatrician for the past year since my mom had her baby and I have gone with her to my baby brothers appointments I think this is the job I want and if it takes me 12 years I will make those 12 years. thanks for your help

  20. Rana says:

    This is such good information. I am wanting to become a pediatrician and this is what I am trying to find out.

  21. victor Gutierrez says:

    I have a bachelor’s degree in Health services administration, how do I go about applying for Pediatrician school and where do I apply for grants and scholarship. I am a disabled veteran and pursuing my goal to assist and help more in the community.

  22. Rajiv Bhat says:

    I want to be a pediatrician.

  23. kiki says:

    I guess we all have the same interests because I want to too.There is just something about helping kids there’s make me feel special

  24. Mikaela says:

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  25. sana brown says:

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  26. sierra brumley says:

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  27. tomneasha blake says:

    i need some information how to become a pediatrician an also the qualification require

  28. sasha says:

    Thank you so much I definitely want to be a pediatrician even more now!!!!!

  29. Ava says:

    this really helped. this is my dream job. i have been studying it for only about a year but im only 12.

  30. Jennifer Guzman says:

    My husband Willis is a pediatrician . were very rich .

  31. emani says:

    thanks alot

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