A significant factor in making career decisions is salary. Although it isn't the only thing to consider, you may be interested in national trends and other information related to salaries for pediatricians. Below you will find resources that many young pediatricians have found helpful in learning in about salaries.
Starting Salary Trends for Graduating Residents Going into General Pediatrics
Post Residency Starting Salary Trends for Those Going into General Pediatric Practice, Hospitalist, Chief Residency Pediatric Subspecialty Fellowship
Medscape Physician Compensation Report 2015
The 2015 Medscape Physician Compensation Report summarizes how 195,000 physicians in 25 specialties reported their compensation levels, hours worked, practice changes resulting from healthcare reform, and how they have adapted to the new healthcare environment. Below is a slideshow summary of the report for all specialties and for pediatrics. (NOTE: Free Mescape registration is required to access slideshows.)
Medscape Physician Compensation Report Summary Slideshow - All Specialties
Medscape Physician Compensation Report Summary Slideshow - Pediatrics
US Department of Labor Statistics
Other surveys of pediatric salaries by region, state, and county are available from the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor of Statistics. This report on pediatric salaries provides the annual mean and median wages for pediatricians practicing in all states based on 2015 data.
Occupational Employment and Wages for General Pediatricians