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General Pediatricians Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of general pediatricians in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare general pediatricians salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of General Pediatricians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$87,770
25th Percentile Wage
$133,440
50th Percentile Wage
$173,730
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general pediatricians in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $173,730. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $133,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid general pediatricians is $87,770.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of general pediatricians in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$173,730
2.12% 9.87%
2016
$170,040
-0.78% -
2015
$171,370
3.96% -
2014
$164,590
3.05% -
2013
$159,570
1.87% -
2012
$156,580
- -

Compare General Pediatricians Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of general pediatricians in 21 industries in the health care and social assistance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for general pediatricians occupations is the specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals industry with an annual salary $202,520. The lowest paying industry is the other residential care facilities industry (annual salary $59,390). For detailed general pediatricians salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$202,520
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$202,520
Outpatient Care Centers
$179,700
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$174,810
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$174,310
Offices of Physicians
$173,950
Hospitals - Privately owned
$173,620
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$172,490
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$171,180
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$170,310
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$163,620
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$163,620
Hospitals - Local government owned
$162,240
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$162,240
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$145,130
Home Health Care Services
$142,320
Social Assistance
$132,930
Individual and Family Services
$132,350
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$99,080
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$59,590
Other Residential Care Facilities
$59,390

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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