Pediatric neurologists working in the United States generally earn salaries in the range from $58,723 to $252,832 a year including bonuses based on the salary information reported by Payscale.
The basic annual salary for pediatric neurologists is typically in the range from $60,608 to $241,651 a year and the yearly bonus earnings can amount to up to $25,168 according to Payscale’s salary data.
Pediatric neurology doctors with a certification from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) generally earn an annual pay in the range from $61,674 to $239,945 based on Payscale’s data.
Professionals with the degree of Doctor of Medicine (MD) are usually paid between $167,111 and $233,306 a year.
Child neurologists typically earn around $189,000 a year after three years of practice. The top salaries in the profession can reach up to $362,000 a year according to the salary data provided by ValueMD.com.
The average salary for pediatric neurologists employed in the United States is $218,200 a year after six years of practice according to the recruitment agency Profiles, $209,955 a year according to the 2009 Physician Compensation Survey released by the American Medical Group Association (AMGA), and $174,465 a year according to Payscale.
The average annual salary for pediatric neurologists depends on geographical location among other factors and can vary considerably from region to region. Professionals working in the north make $209,955 a year on average and those employed in the southern U.S. earn an average annual pay of $198,782. Pediatric neurologists based in the western U.S. are paid an average salary of $211,281 a year and those working in the east earn a median annual income of $195,085 according to the AMGA salary report.
Pediatric neurologists’ annual salaries vary depending on a number of factors, including work experience.
Based on Payscale’s salary data, pediatric neurologists with 1 to 4 years of experience generally make between $152,563 and $199,249 a year and those with 5 to 9 years of experience report earning salaries in the range from $60,000 to $210,000 a year.
Physicians with 10 to 19 years of work experience under their belt are generally paid between $101,736 and $196,527 a year and those with 20 or more years of experience earn an annual pay in the range from $203,128 to $246,401 according to Payscale’s salary figures.
Pediatric neurologists’ salaries can also vary from industry to industry. Physicians working in the health care industry generally make between $125,000 and $204,878 annually and those employed at hospitals are paid between $58,326 and $145,451 a year. Pediatric neurologists working at institutions with less than 50 hospital beds generally earn an annual income in the range from $125,000 to $225,000 based on Payscale’s salary data.
In terms of hospital setting, doctors employed at general hospitals typically make between $59,180 and $248,323 a year and those working at physicians’ offices and private practices report earning an annual pay in the range from $169,017 to $240,111.
The average starting salary for pediatric neurologists in their first year on the job is $182,000 a year according to the recruitment firm Profiles, $175,000 a year according to the salary data reported by ValueMD.com, $175,000 a year based on a 2006 salary survey conducted by Allied Physicians, and $174,804 according to the salary data reported by the American Medical Group Association (AMGA). The Allied Physicians’ salary report reveals that pediatric neurologists earn $189,000 a year on average in their second and third year of practice.
Salary by state
Pediatric neurologists’ annual income can also vary considerably from state to state. For example, doctors employed in New York generally earn an annual pay in the range from $82,541 to $242,419 and those based in California are paid a yearly income in the range from $160,000 to $200,000 based on the salary data provided by Payscale.
Based on the salary figures provided by Indeed, pediatric neurologists working in California earn $78,000 a year on average, those based in New York make $87,000 a year on average, and physicians employed in Massachusetts earn an average annual salary of $85,000.
Pediatric neurology doctors working in Michigan are paid around $72,000 annually, those employed in Alaska earn an average yearly income of $56,000 and physicians based in Florida earn $68,000 a year on average. Doctors working in Illinois are paid $79,000 annually on average, those employed in Texas make $69,000 a year on average and physicians based in New Mexico earn an average annual wage of $64,000.
Pediatric neurology physicians typically get a wide range of benefits and perks along with their basic yearly income and annual bonuses, and their benefits packages can sometimes reflect their annual pay.
Pediatric neurologists who have 401(k) plans as part of their benefits package typically earn salaries in the range from $55,369 to $249,033 a year and those who have 403(b) plans are generally paid a yearly income in the range from $83,524 to $236,059 according to Payscale’s salary statistics.
Pediatric neurology doctors who have malpractice and liability insurance generally make between $84,000 and $233,863 annually and those who have life and disability insurance earn an annual pay in the range from $82,541 to $240,111. Physicians who have paid vacations and holidays usually report earning an annual wage in the range from $72,000 to $225,000 based on Payscale’s salary data.
The most popular benefits and perks among pediatric neurologists are 401(k) plans, malpractice and liability insurance, life and disability insurance, paid vacation, 403(b) plans, paid sick leave, and reimbursement for professional training, education, tuition, and certification.
Other income factors
Pediatric neurologists typically earn bonuses along with their basic annual salary, and their bonus earnings depend on a number of factors, including years of experience. Physicians with 1 to 4 years of experience typically get about $2,500 a year and those with 5 to 9 years of work experience under their belt are paid $20,000 a year on average in bonus money. Pediatric neurology doctors with 10 to 19 years of experience report earning $3,500 a year on average and physicians with 20 or more years of professional experience typically get around $10,000 a year in bonuses according to the salary figures provided by Payscale.
The median bonus earnings can also vary depending on professional certification. Pediatric neurologists with a certification from the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) get $10,000 a year on average and those with a qualification from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) are paid $11,000 a year on average in bonuses based on Payscale’s data.
Bonuses also vary from state to state. Pediatric neurology doctors employed in Massachusetts report getting $10,113 a year on average and those based in New York typically receive around $10,000 annually in bonus money.
The average bonuses also depend on industry. For example, pediatric neurologists employed at neurologists’ offices generally earn around $10,000 a year and those working in the health care industry typically report being paid around $8,000 a year in bonuses based on the salary data reported by Payscale.
In terms of employer type, physicians employed at hospitals generally get about $7,500 a year and those working for private practices and firms are paid $5,000 a year on average in bonus money. Pediatric neurologists employed by foundations and trusts receive $12,000 a year on average and those employed by companies are generally paid about $3,500 a year according to Payscale.