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Staff Salaries

Following are resources to assist pediatricians in locating the average salaries of the health care professionals in their field:

US Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics (Based on 2009 Data) 

For information on regional trends, click on the position and create a customized table.

Position Median Mean Mean Annual
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses  $17.19 $17.68 $36,770
Medical Assistants  $13.99 $14.33 $29,810
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians  $12.80 $13.69 $28,460
Nursing ​Aids (CNAs) [Certified Nursing Assistants)  $11.91 $12.36 $25,720
Physician Assistants  $40.06 $40.73 $84,720
Receptionists and Information Clerks  $12.05 $12.50 $26,010
Registered Nurses  $29.15 $32.35 $67,290

Salaries of Nurse Practitioners:

The Journal of Pediatric Health Care provides an overview of nurse practitioner salaries titled “Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Salary and Practice: Results of a Midwest Metropolitan Survey.”

Click here to link to physician salaries.

Click here to link to practice manager and administrator salaries.

Salaries of Professional Coders:

The American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) is the largest organization for coders and frequently publishes information regarding coder salaries ( It is recommended that practices hire at least one certified coder as they have been properly trained and credentialed. There are certified pediatric coders as well.

The recommendations in this publication do not indicate an exclusive course of treatment or serve as a standard of medical care. Variations, taking into account individual circumstances, may be appropriate. This content is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to constitute financial or legal advice. A financial advisor or attorney should be consulted if financial or legal advice is desired.
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