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 pediatricians have found helpful in learning about salary expectations.  

Medscape Pediatrician Compensation Report 2023

The 2023 Medscape Physician Compensation Reports summarize how 13,000 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 environmentThe slideshow below summarizes findings from the subset of pediatrician respondents. (NOTE:Free Medscape registration may be required to access slideshow.) 

Medscape Pediatrician Compensation Report 2023

US Department of Labor Statistics - Occupational Employment Statistics 

General Pediatricians - May 2022
This report on pediatric salaries provides the annual mean and median wages for pediatricians practicing in all states based on 2021 data. It includes national estimates and geographic profiles for this specialty. 

Occupational Employment and Wages for General​ Pediatricians 

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American Academy of Pediatrics