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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of general pediatricians from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Educational Services|| |
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|
|New Mexico|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|New York|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |
|West Virginia|| |