How Much Does A Pediatrician Make?

Pediatrician Salary

Average Pediatrician Annual Salary

$184,240

The average annual salary for pediatricians is $184,240 a year. Salaries start at $84,770 a year and go up to $208,000 a year.

Average Pediatrician Hourly Wage

$88.58

The average hourly wage for a pediatrician is $88.58. Hourly wages were between $40.75 and $100 an hour.

Stats were based out of 26,960 employed pediatricians in the United States.

Does Your Pay Depend On Your Experience?

Executive Pediatrician

greater than $208,000/year greater than $100.00/hour

(Top 10% of Pediatricians)


Mid Level Pediatrician

$168,990/year $81.24/hour

(Median)


Junior Pediatrician

$131,850/year $63.39/hour

(Bottom 25% of Pediatricians)


Entry Level Pediatrician

$84,770/year $40.75/hour

(Bottom 10% of Pediatricians)


Pediatrician Average Salary Comparison

Anesthesiologists
$269k / year
$129 / hour
Surgeons
$252k / year
$121 / hour
Obstetricians and Gynecologists
$234k / year
$112 / hour
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
$232k / year
$111 / hour
Orthodontists
$228k / year
$109 / hour
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
$205k / year
$98 / hour
Internists, General
$201k / year
$97 / hour
Psychiatrists
$200k / year
$96 / hour
Family and General Practitioners
$200k / year
$96 / hour
Pediatricians, General
$184k / year
$88 / hour

Top 10 Highest Paying States For Pediatricians

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities For Pediatricians

Pediatrician Salary By State

Rank State Hourly Rate Annual Salary
#1 Mississippi $130.02 $270,430
#2 Alaska $129.58 $269,530
#3 Utah $128.37 $267,020
#4 Montana $117.76 $244,940
#5 South Dakota $114.08 $237,290
#6 Massachusetts $106.09 $220,670
#7 Washington $104.62 $217,600
#8 Wisconsin $103.59 $215,470
#9 Tennessee $102.89 $214,020
#10 Minnesota $102.81 $213,840
#11 New Mexico $102.04 $212,240
#12 Nevada $100.71 $209,480
#13 Alabama $100.50 $209,040
#14 New Hampshire $100.47 $208,980
#15 Wyoming $100.18 $208,370
#16 Colorado $99.94 $207,870
#17 Indiana $99.73 $207,440
#18 Maryland $98.03 $203,910
#19 Nebraska $96.99 $201,750
#20 North Carolina $92.75 $192,910
#21 Louisiana $92.28 $191,940
#22 Florida $92.05 $191,470
#23 California $91.35 $190,020
#24 Arkansas $90.45 $188,140
#25 Hawaii $90.28 $187,790
#26 Texas $89.87 $186,940
#27 Maine $89.01 $185,130
#28 Oregon $88.91 $184,930
#29 Georgia $85.60 $178,040
#30 Michigan $84.83 $176,440
#31 Idaho $84.43 $175,610
#32 Iowa $84.31 $175,360
#33 Missouri $83.23 $173,120
#34 Kentucky $83.20 $173,050
#35 New Jersey $82.69 $171,990
#36 Oklahoma $81.61 $169,760
#37 Connecticut $81.05 $168,590
#38 Ohio $80.42 $167,270
#39 Virginia $79.35 $165,040
#40 Kansas $79.33 $165,010
#41 Rhode Island $78.03 $162,300
#42 South Carolina $76.75 $159,640
#43 Illinois $75.85 $157,770
#44 Arizona $74.16 $154,260
#45 Pennsylvania $73.98 $153,880
#46 New York $73.01 $151,870
#47 Vermont $69.01 $143,540
#48 District of Columbia $56.30 $117,100
#49 Puerto Rico $42.44 $88,270

Data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Career Spotlight: Pediatrician

Join The Discussion - 2 Comments

  1. Tashara says:

    Yes you should become a pediatrician because yes they do make really good money

  2. Rosa Beccera says:

    Tashara – It is not the money, it is if you love the job.

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