What Are The Training Requirements for Psychiatrists?

Psychiatrists need a doctoral or professional degree and internship/residency.

Degrees for Psychiatrists
Typical education of Psychiatrists
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

What Is the Employment Outlook for Psychiatrists?

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 4,000 more psychiatrists but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 11,000 more.

This career includes 28,000 people in the United States.

How Much Do Psychiatrists Make?

On average, psychiatrists make $96.26 per hour or $200,220 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Psychiatrists?

Hourly income for Psychiatrists in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Psychiatrists $29.48 $60.37 $93.63 $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

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Psychiatrists?

Annual salary for Psychiatrists in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Psychiatrists $61,330 $125,570 $194,740 $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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