Pediatrician

By: Abigail Cesenas

Information:

General pediatricians are doctors who work with babies, children and adolescents. Pediatric physicians must have general medical knowledge and an understanding of how treatments affect different developmental growth stages.

Salary:

For a Pediatrician out of residency for just a few years the average starting salary is around $135,000, while overall the average Pediatrician salary is in the area of $175,000 a year.

Colleges:

  • Baylor University
  • Michigan State University
  • Indiana University

Outlook:

Employment is projected to increase by 18% between 2012 to 2022 due to expanding health care needs.
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