Training Requirements for Pediatricians, General

Pediatricians, general need a doctoral or professional degree and internship/residency.

Degrees for Pediatricians, general
Percent
Less than High School 0.1
High School 0.1
Some College 0.0
Associates Degree 0.0
Bachelors Degree 0.9
Masters Degree 0.3
Doctorate or Professional Degree 98.6

Employment Outlook for Pediatricians, General

This represents about 34,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 3,000 more pediatricians, general but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 12,000 more.

Typical Income for Pediatricians, General

Hourly Income

On average,pediatricians, general make $88.58 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Pediatricians, general $40.75 $63.39 $81.24 $high $high
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $15.59 $21.80 $30.49 $43.83 $64.87
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners $23.60 $28.74 $37.49 $53.60 $84.62
Physicians and surgeons $29.75 $64.16 $0.00 $high $high
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, pediatricians, general make $184,240 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Pediatricians, general $84,770 $131,850 $168,990 $high $high
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $32,430 $45,330 $63,420 $91,180 $134,930
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners $49,090 $59,780 $77,980 $111,480 $176,020
Physicians and surgeons $61,870 $133,450 $0 $high $high
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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