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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. General Pediatricians Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$84,770
25th Percentile Wage
$131,850
50th Percentile Wage
$168,990
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 $168,990. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $131,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $84,770. It is noted that in the United States, the median (50th percentile) annual salary is almost 99% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016168,990-0.78%8.49%
2015170,3004.08%-
2014163,3503.51%-
2013157,6101.88%-
2012154,650--

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 administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector with an annual salary $183,320. The lowest paying sector is the educational services sector (annual salary $61,520).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$183,320
Federal, State, and Local Government
$182,320
Health Care and Social Assistance
$170,040
Educational Services
$61,520

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 $206,480. The highest paying state for general pediatricians is Massachusetts with a median annual salary of $206,480. 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
$206,480
Washington
$204,930
Wisconsin
$200,340
Minnesota
$197,510
Tennessee
$197,140
Nevada
$195,270
New Mexico
$192,810
New Hampshire
$192,780
Nebraska
$192,180
Colorado
$191,270
Indiana
$191,230
Alabama
$189,820
Maryland
$182,080
Utah
$180,370
North Carolina
$177,930
Oregon
$177,220
Alaska
$175,750
California
$175,500
Arkansas
$175,260
Hawaii
$175,210
Michigan
$173,830
Wyoming
$173,830
Louisiana
$171,980
Maine
$169,900
Georgia
$168,990
Texas
$168,820
Florida
$165,320
North Dakota
$162,210
Oklahoma
$161,050
Kentucky
$160,910
New Jersey
$159,250
Iowa
$159,230
Virginia
$155,840
Ohio
$154,460
Kansas
$153,840
Illinois
$153,380
Idaho
$152,960
Connecticut
$150,420
Delaware
$148,270
Arizona
$147,930
Pennsylvania
$147,060
Rhode Island
$145,870
Missouri
$145,490
New York
$144,070
South Carolina
$139,740
Vermont
$136,700
District of Columbia
$106,650
Puerto Rico
$74,260
West Virginia
$60,310



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