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Highest Paying Industries for General Pediatricians

The top 25 highest paying industries for general pediatricians (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $182,590, hospitals - local government owned is the highest paying industry for general pediatricians. It is followed by general medical and surgical hospitals - local government owned industry (average annual salary $182,280). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of general pediatricians in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 25 Highest Paying Industries for General Pediatricians

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Hospitals - Local government owned
$182,590
500
2 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$182,280
n/a
3 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$181,670
540
4 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$172,630
30
5 Outpatient Care Centers
$171,340
1,280
6 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$165,020
40
7 Federal, State, and Local Government
$165,020
40
8 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$164,800
24,970
9 Health Care and Social Assistance
$164,590
30,160
10 Offices of Physicians
$164,260
23,590
11 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$163,910
5,140
12 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$162,050
4,810
13 Hospitals - Privately owned
$161,720
4,610
14 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$159,540
4,280
15 Home Health Care Services
$146,480
30
16 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$144,670
50
17 Educational Services - Privately owned
$141,070
50
18 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$136,530
1,230
19 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$73,980
40
20 Other Residential Care Facilities
$73,020
40
21 Educational Services
$61,450
710
22 State government, including schools and hospitals
$61,100
690
23 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$60,880
690
24 Educational Services - State government owned
$59,900
650
25 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$59,760
640
See also: Highest paying cities for general pediatricians.