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Psychiatrists Salary Information in Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for psychiatrists in the state of Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of psychiatrists amongst Virginia metropolitan areas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for psychiatrists in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $192,740. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $100,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,380.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of psychiatrists from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
9.99% 16.33%
6.85% -
0.21% -
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Psychiatrists in Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of psychiatrists in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of psychiatrists in state of Virginia ranges from $62,690 to $187,010. The highest paying area for psychiatrists in Virginia is Richmond with a median annual salary of $187,010. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Roanoke (mean annual salary $184,680). The lowest paying area is Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News with a median annual salary of $62,690.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News


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