Pediatrician

|Kasia Krajewski ||HR 4. Science|

Career Overview

A pediatrician is a doctor who works with people from the ages 0 months to 21 years of age. If you want to be a pediatrician you would work about 40 hours a week. While working 40 hours a week, you would be working with kids and you would help them get over being sick, prevent them from getting sick, or even just a simple check up to make sure their bodies and themselves are healthy.

What you need to sucsseed

If you want to be a pediatrician some helpful high school courses would be anatomy, chemistry, and a forgien language. After high school you would want to graduate with a bachelors degree.

Education Costs

TOTAL COST OF COLLEGE AND LIVING: $81,624


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee: 1 year- $9,430 x4 = $37,720

Total tuition = $37,720


Housing for time in college: $36,504

Food and Grocreys for time in college: $12,000

Transportation money for time in college: $200

Clothing for time in college: $6,000


- I do think I will need to apply for student loans, or a scholarship because just tuition alone $37,720 and that is a lot of money. Then you have to add all your other needs with that. So yes I will most likely apply for student loans. I will also most likely get a part-time job, well going to school just to help me afford food, clothing, and maybe even extras.


- I do think I'm going to pursue this career in my future because I really like being around kids and working with them. I do a lot of babysitting and I really like just being around them.

Associations/Professional Organizations

University of Maryland medical center > "Home | University of Maryland Medical Center." Web. 12 Jan. 2016


Web.MD > "WebMD - Better Information. Better Health." Web. 12 Jan. 2016.

Pros and Cons

Pros

- Make good money

- Get to work with children

- Great work hours

Cons

- Have to deal with sick kids

- Never know the type of patient

Job Advertimemt

Hello I'm Willy, I'm a pediatrician. I work at Pats Pediatric Clinic in Texas. What we do is work with children, some are sick or even just there for a checkup. We work with people from the ages 0months to 21 years old. Everyday I got to a clinic if you don't know what a clinic is, it is the building you go to for checkups. In order to do this job you need to have completed and graduated from medical school and completed a three year residency program in pediatrics. The national salary for starters in this career is $84,790 and for experienced workers they would be making $166,400+ a year.

Citations

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee > "University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee." Web. 12 Jan. 2016.

Web.MD > "WebMD - Better Information. Better Health." Web. 12 Jan. 2016.

University of Maryland medical center > "Home | University of Maryland Medical Center." Web. 12 Jan. 2016.

Career Locker > "Career Locker | LinkedIn." Web. 12 Jan. 2016.