How much do pediatricians earn a year?

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How much do pediatricians earn a year?
Paediatricians are medical specialists for children. (female doctor #6 image by Adam Borkowski from Fotolia.com)

Paediatricians are physicians who specialise in the care of infants, children, teens and young adults. They treat infectious diseases common to childhood, such as measles, colds and fever, and they deal with immunisation.

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Basics

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), as of May 2009, paediatricians make a median annual salary of £98,956. The lowest 10 per cent earn £55,146, while 25 per cent make £75,640.

Industry

The highest-paying industry for this profession is local government, which offers £114,361, followed by outpatient care centres at £111,345. Those in private practice make £106,359, while those in hospitals get £103,720.

Location

Location can affect compensation. Paediatricians in Wichita, Kansas, earn £156,565, followed by Cedar Rapids, Iowa, at £140,660. As for states, Iowa pays the most at £134,153, followed by Nebraska at £130,182.

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