The average annual and hourly salaries for general pediatricians in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of general pediatricians among California areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$81,110|
|25th Percentile Wage||$127,210|
|50th Percentile Wage||$166,290|
|75th Percentile Wage||No Data|
|90th Percentile Wage||No Data|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general pediatricians in California in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $166,290. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $127,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $81,110.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of general pediatricians from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
Table 3 shows the median annual salary of general pediatricians in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of general pediatricians in state of California ranges from $70,310 to $204,090. The highest paying area for general pediatricians in California is Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville with a median annual salary of $204,090. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Bakersfield-Delano (mean annual salary $201,890). The lowest paying area is San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City with a median annual salary of $70,310.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos|| |
|Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura|| |
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana|| |
|Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine|| |
|Santa Cruz-Watsonville|| |
|San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont|| |
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara|| |
|San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City|| |