Psychiatrist Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Physician - Psychiatry, Psychiatrist, Doctor - Psychiatry

What is the average annual salary for Psychiatrist?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Psychiatrist may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Psychiatrist in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Psychiatrist in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Psychiatrist in the United States is $205,390 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Psychiatrist in the United States are expected to make less than $205,390.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $205,390
  • 10%$165,049
  • 25%$184,274
  • 75%$229,578
  • 90%$251,599

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Job Description for Psychiatrist

Evaluates patients for mental, emotional or behavioral disorders. Diagnoses disorders, including nature and extent, and determines the appropriate course of treatment for the patient. Prescribes medication when necessary. Requires a degree in medicine from an accredited school and is licensed to practice. May require at least 2-4 years of psychiatry experience. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May report to a medical director. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. View Psychiatrist job description

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