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Psychiatrists Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for psychiatrists in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of psychiatrists among Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,440
25th Percentile Wage
$85,880
50th Percentile Wage
$181,950
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for psychiatrists in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $181,950. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $85,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $58,440.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28.10
25th Percentile Wage
$41.29
50th Percentile Wage
$87.48
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for psychiatrists in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $87.48. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $41.29. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28.10.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of psychiatrists from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
2016181,9502.60%2.23%
2015177,220-4.96%-
2014186,0104.37%-
2012177,890--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Psychiatrists in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of psychiatrists in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of psychiatrists in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $65,450 to $198,520. The highest paying area for psychiatrists in Pennsylvania is Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton with a median annual salary of $198,520. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $195,430). The lowest paying area is Harrisburg-Carlisle with a median annual salary of $65,450.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$198,520
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$195,430
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$190,450
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$186,340
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$182,380
Pittsburgh
$174,220
Philadelphia
$147,950
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$139,080
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$121,930
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$65,450


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