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​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 2018

The 2015 Medscape Physician Compensation Report summarizes how 20,000 physicians in 29 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 Medscape 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 2017 data.
Occupational Employment and Wages for General​ Pediatricians

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