Alternate Job Titles: Physician - Psychiatry, Psychiatrist, Doctor - Psychiatry
How much does a Psychiatrist make? The median annual Psychiatrist salary is $218,901, as of June 29, 2018, with a range usually between $196,147-$244,874, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. 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.
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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 $218,901, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Psychiatrist in the United States are expected to make less than $218,901.
Source: HR Reported data as of June 29, 2018
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Psychiatrist that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Psychiatrist are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of July 2018
Evaluates, diagnoses and treats patients with mental illnesses through a combination of personal counseling (psychotherapy), psychoanalysis, hospitalization, and/or medication. Performs initial psychiatric assessments, develops individualized care plans, and implements treatment for the patient. Prescribes psychopharmacological medications as needed. Monitors and records client progress, and amends treatment plan according to patient response. Requires an advanced degree of Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) and completion of a psychiatry residency . Typically reports to a medical director. Typically requires board certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). Requires a state license to practice. Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. View full job description