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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 $206,480, Massachusetts is the highest paying state for general pediatricians. It is followed by Washington (average annual salary $204,930). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [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
$206,480
$106,590 1,350
2 Washington
$204,930
$108,910 180
3 Wisconsin
$200,340
$113,540 150
4 Minnesota
$197,510
$135,000 870
5 Tennessee
$197,140
$118,770 780
6 Nevada
$195,270
$152,820 160
7 New Mexico
$192,810
$132,440 110
8 New Hampshire
$192,780
$128,510 160
9 Nebraska
$192,180
$58,640 230
10 Colorado
$191,270
$117,160 540
11 Indiana
$191,230
$110,930 500
12 Alabama
$189,820
$110,910 360
13 Maryland
$182,080
$127,080 460
14 Utah
$180,370
$144,740 250
15 North Carolina
$177,930
$92,690 880
16 Oregon
$177,220
$111,180 450
17 Alaska
$175,750
$152,860 40
18 California
$175,500
$81,520 3,220
19 Arkansas
$175,260
$96,260 130
20 Hawaii
$175,210
$130,370 130
21 Michigan
$173,830
$80,400 530
22 Wyoming
$173,830
$137,710 40
23 Louisiana
$171,980
$91,140 160
24 Maine
$169,900
$134,670 110
25 Georgia
$168,990
$90,250 950
26 Texas
$168,820
$62,850 1,920
27 Florida
$165,320
$72,020 1,410
28 North Dakota
$162,210
$60,380 50
29 Oklahoma
$161,050
$113,890 90
30 Kentucky
$160,910
$108,880 500
31 New Jersey
$159,250
$119,910 1,540
32 Iowa
$159,230
$59,890 120
33 Virginia
$155,840
$85,220 900
34 Ohio
$154,460
$93,490 1,360
35 Kansas
$153,840
$65,740 260
36 Illinois
$153,380
$57,270 910
37 Idaho
$152,960
$76,600 30
38 Connecticut
$150,420
$62,130 630
39 Delaware
$148,270
$88,760 200
40 Arizona
$147,930
$55,080 670
41 Pennsylvania
$147,060
$61,180 530
42 Rhode Island
$145,870
$95,610 190
43 Missouri
$145,490
$70,230 190
44 New York
$144,070
$62,130 1,800
45 South Carolina
$139,740
$63,590 260
46 Vermont
$136,700
$88,390 200
47 District of Columbia
$106,650
$56,510 340
48 Puerto Rico
$74,260
$35,450 250
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.