General Pediatricians Salary Information

The salary statistics of general pediatricians are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of general pediatricians within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The general pediatricians annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. General Pediatricians Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$82,670
25th Percentile Wage
$131,810
50th Percentile Wage
$172,650
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general pediatricians. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $172,650. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $131,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $82,670. We note that in the United States, the median (50th percentile) annual salary is almost 108% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of general pediatricians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$172,650
2.12% 10.43%
2016
$168,990
-0.78% -
2015
$170,300
4.08% -
2014
$163,350
3.51% -
2013
$157,610
1.88% -
2012
$154,650
- -

Table 2. General Pediatricians Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of general pediatricians in 4 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for general pediatricians occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $184,410. The lowest paying sector is the educational services sector (annual salary $62,530).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$184,410
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$183,320
Health Care and Social Assistance
$173,730
Educational Services
$62,530

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of General Pediatricians by States

From the above tables we note that not only general pediatricians salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of general pediatricians in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $60,310 to $202,920. The highest paying state for general pediatricians is Massachusetts with a median annual salary of $202,920. The lowest paying state is West Virginia with a median annual salary of $60,310. For more salary information of general pediatricians profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Massachusetts
$202,920
Nevada
$202,020
Wisconsin
$200,340
Minnesota
$197,430
Tennessee
$197,140
New Mexico
$197,120
Iowa
$196,330
New Hampshire
$193,040
Alabama
$189,820
Colorado
$189,160
Louisiana
$188,830
Georgia
$187,350
Oregon
$186,500
Delaware
$185,050
North Carolina
$184,860
Utah
$184,670
Indiana
$183,630
Maine
$183,490
Washington
$183,180
Missouri
$182,530
Virginia
$181,580
Hawaii
$177,900
Alaska
$175,750
Wyoming
$173,830
Connecticut
$171,510
Arkansas
$170,790
Kentucky
$169,210
Texas
$168,370
Maryland
$167,370
California
$166,290
New Jersey
$163,780
Nebraska
$162,810
North Dakota
$162,210
Florida
$161,660
Oklahoma
$161,420
New York
$156,890
Ohio
$156,850
Pennsylvania
$154,270
Illinois
$150,740
Michigan
$148,500
Rhode Island
$147,080
Idaho
$143,330
South Carolina
$143,020
Vermont
$136,700
Arizona
$124,810
Kansas
$118,530
District of Columbia
$113,700
Puerto Rico
$79,490
West Virginia
$60,310



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