Pediatrician

Nature of the job

Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses

Enviorment

Many physicians work in clinics, often with a small group of nurses and other people.Some practice independently or with a small group of other doctors.

How do you become one

Physicians and surgeons have education and training requirements. Almost all physicians complete at least 4 years of undergraduate school, 4 years of medical school, and, 3 to 8 years in internship and residency programs.

Pay

Anesthesiology $431,977

General surgery 367,885

Obstetrics/gynecology 301,737

Internal medicine 224,110

Psychiatry 220,252

Pediatrics/adolecent medicine 216,069

Family practice (without obstetrics) 207,117

Job outlook

Employment of physicians and surgeons is projected to grow 18 percent from 2012 to 2022,

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