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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
$89,770
25th Percentile Wage
$133,480
50th Percentile Wage
$170,040
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 $170,040. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $133,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid general pediatricians is $89,770.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of general pediatricians in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016170,040-0.78%7.92%
2015171,3703.96%-
2014164,5903.05%-
2013159,5701.87%-
2012156,580--

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

The average salaries of general pediatricians in 15 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 hospitals - local government owned industry with an annual salary $180,200. The lowest paying industry is the offices of other health practitioners industry (annual salary $95,810). For detailed general pediatricians salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Hospitals - Local government owned
$180,200
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$180,140
Outpatient Care Centers
$174,690
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$173,630
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$173,630
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$172,180
Hospitals - Privately owned
$170,890
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$169,800
Offices of Physicians
$169,620
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$168,420
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$166,480
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$163,620
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$163,620
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$145,130
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$95,810

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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