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Highest Paying States for General Pediatricians

The highest paying states 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 of general pediatricians in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $202,920, Massachusetts is the highest paying state for general pediatricians. It is followed by Nevada (average annual salary $202,020). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of general pediatricians in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for General Pediatricians

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Massachusetts
$202,920
$131,470 1,580
2 Nevada
$202,020
$173,860 140
3 Wisconsin
$200,340
$173,490 350
4 Minnesota
$197,430
$115,440 870
5 Tennessee
$197,140
$115,710 700
6 New Mexico
$197,120
$144,670 120
7 Iowa
$196,330
$93,300 120
8 New Hampshire
$193,040
$148,350 230
9 Alabama
$189,820
$105,270 470
10 Colorado
$189,160
$99,240 400
11 Louisiana
$188,830
$96,520 90
12 Georgia
$187,350
$104,780 780
13 Oregon
$186,500
$134,470 350
14 Delaware
$185,050
$132,280 230
15 North Carolina
$184,860
$93,300 860
16 Utah
$184,670
$134,430 200
17 Indiana
$183,630
$103,340 410
18 Maine
$183,490
$133,580 160
19 Washington
$183,180
$106,870 510
20 Missouri
$182,530
$76,590 220
21 Virginia
$181,580
$93,300 650
22 Hawaii
$177,900
$132,620 140
23 Alaska
$175,750
$153,240 50
24 Wyoming
$173,830
$137,710 40
25 Connecticut
$171,510
$89,740 590
26 Arkansas
$170,790
$75,770 120
27 Kentucky
$169,210
$109,380 410
28 Texas
$168,370
$75,500 2,230
29 Maryland
$167,370
$73,390 580
30 California
$166,290
$81,110 3,460
31 New Jersey
$163,780
$128,210 1,500
32 Nebraska
$162,810
$56,640 150
33 North Dakota
$162,210
$60,380 50
34 Florida
$161,660
$108,440 1,060
35 Oklahoma
$161,420
$131,870 70
36 New York
$156,890
$64,340 1,850
37 Ohio
$156,850
$93,630 1,910
38 Pennsylvania
$154,270
$92,040 580
39 Illinois
$150,740
$54,500 810
40 Michigan
$148,500
$43,450 730
41 Rhode Island
$147,080
$100,440 190
42 Idaho
$143,330
$88,590 70
43 South Carolina
$143,020
$64,620 270
44 Vermont
$136,700
$88,390 170
45 Arizona
$124,810
$53,490 1,010
46 Kansas
$118,530
$42,480 260
47 District of Columbia
$113,700
$59,700 300
48 Puerto Rico
$79,490
$36,530 170
49 West Virginia
$60,310
$51,800 70

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of general pediatricians in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for general pediatricians, Top Paying Jobs in America.