How Much do Pediatricians Make?

Do pediatricians make a lot of money? What is the average pay for pediatricians?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, pediatricians in the United States earn an average of $184,410 a year, equivalent to $88.66 an hour. Pediatricians make 245% more than the average American worker.

Pediatricians in Wisconsin are the best paid, making $258,850 a year, while pediatricians in Oklahoma make the least at $110,740.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Pediatrician Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th > $104 > $208,000
75th > $104 > $208,000
50th $84.28 $175,310
25th $61.35 $127,610
10th $33.63 $69,940
Pediatrician Wages by State

In what states do pediatricians make the most? In what states do pediatricians make the least?

In the map below, green represents higher pay and red represents lower pay. Keep scrolling down to see a table with the average wages in each state.

State Hourly Annually
Alabama $102.99 $214,220
Arizona $73.36 $152,600
Arkansas $96.77 $201,280
California $96.28 $200,270
Colorado $77.89 $162,010
Connecticut $96.20 $200,090
Delaware $98.74 $205,390
Florida $75.43 $156,900
Georgia $75.15 $156,320
Hawaii $83.31 $173,290
Idaho $87.12 $181,210
Illinois $95.56 $198,770
Indiana $88.66 $184,410
Iowa $114.90 $238,990
Kansas $75.30 $156,620
Kentucky $93.65 $194,800
Louisiana $70.34 $146,300
Maine $91.33 $189,970
Maryland $85.65 $178,160
Massachusetts $95.85 $199,360
Minnesota $104.54 $217,450
Mississippi $119.84 $249,270
Missouri $101.11 $210,320
Montana $117.83 $245,090
Nebraska $81.01 $168,500
Nevada $118.92 $247,360
New Hampshire $113.78 $236,670
New Jersey $103.38 $215,040
New Mexico $92.49 $192,390
New York $81.15 $168,800
North Carolina $83.54 $173,760
North Dakota $124.37 $258,680
Ohio $78.39 $163,050
Oklahoma $53.24 $110,740
Oregon $95.49 $198,630
Pennsylvania $92.04 $191,450
Rhode Island $96.30 $200,300
South Carolina $82.74 $172,110
Tennessee $86.21 $179,320
Texas $89.62 $186,410
Utah $109.83 $228,440
Virginia $89.75 $186,680
Washington $93.51 $194,510
Wisconsin $124.45 $258,850
Wyoming $103.49 $215,250
Metro Areas Where Pediatricians Earn the Most
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Rockford, IL $133.36 $277,390
Killeen, TX $131.62 $273,770
Chico, CA $130.07 $270,550
Madison, WI $128.46 $267,190
Riverside, CA $122.80 $255,430
Milwaukee, WI $122.01 $253,780
Las Vegas, NV $121.24 $252,180
Danbury, CT $121.17 $252,040
Wilmington, NC $120.88 $251,430
Salt Lake City, UT $120.62 $250,880
Pediatrician Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $88.66 $184,410
2018 $88.10 $183,240
2017 $90.16 $187,540
2016 $88.58 $184,240
2015 $88.07 $183,180
2014 $84.33 $175,400
2013 $81.98 $170,530
2012 $80.59 $167,640
2011 $81.08 $168,650