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Psychiatrists Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for psychiatrists in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of psychiatrists amongst Massachusetts cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Psychiatrists in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$62,900
25th Percentile Wage
$126,400
50th Percentile Wage
$174,400
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for psychiatrists in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $174,400. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $126,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $62,900.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30.24
25th Percentile Wage
$60.77
50th Percentile Wage
$83.85
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for psychiatrists in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $83.85. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $60.77. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30.24.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of psychiatrists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016174,400-1.09%-2.24%
2015176,3000.65%-
2014175,150-1.88%-
2013178,4400.08%-
2012178,300--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Psychiatrists in Massachusetts Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of psychiatrists in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of psychiatrists in state of Massachusetts ranges from $78,380 to $186,930. The highest paying area for psychiatrists in Massachusetts is Springfield with a median annual salary of $186,930. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy (mean annual salary $172,950). The lowest paying area is Worcester with a median annual salary of $78,380.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Springfield
$186,930
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$172,950
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$171,660
Worcester
$78,380


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