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Medical Psychiatrist Salary

$219,415 (USD)

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Last updated: June 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Medical Psychiatrist is $219,415 a year and $105 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Medical Psychiatrist is between $148,438 and $283,483. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Medical Psychiatrist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Diagnoses and treats patients with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders.
  • Organizes data concerning patient's family, medical history, and onset of symptoms obtained from patient, relatives, and other sources, such as general duty nurse and psychiatric social worker.
  • Determines general physical condition, upon examining patient, following standard medical procedures.
Medical Psychiatrist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Psychiatrists

Job family population: 25,250

Estimated population of Medical Psychiatrist jobs: 23,460

Rate of error: 3.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Medical Psychiatrist Job Listings for United States

Physician / Psychiatry / Pennsylvania / Permanent / Medical Director Addiction Psychiatrist Job
Jun 7
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Cambridge Medical Professionals
Medical Director needed in East Stroudsburg, Bartonsville, and Dallas Pennsylvania. Covering 3 locations that are very close in proximity. Group seeking a board certified Addiction Psychiatrist to ...
Psychiatrist III - Board Certified
May 13
San Leandro, United States
Alameda Health System
Provides professional specialized psychiatric diagnostic and therapeutic services to Alameda Health System patients; provides technical assistance in program development and medical consultation ...
Psychiatrist needed ASAP locums or perm for Expanding Community Driven Practice in NC TOP Pay up ...
May 15
North Carolina, North Carolina, USA
Harris Medical Associates
Psychiatrist needed ASAP locums or perm for Expanding Community Driven Practice in NC TOP Pay up to ... From their leadership in innovative medical research powered by the best minds in healthcare to top ...
Physician / Psychiatry / California / Permanent / Inpatient Psychiatrist. No weekend call. Salar...
Jun 15
Central Valley - Stanislaus County, California, USA
Alpha Medical Group.
Psychiatrist sought for 16-bed inpatient unit located in California's Central Valley less than 2 hours from San Francisco. Salary of $340,000 based on experience. Position offers a Monday - Friday ...
Physician / Psychiatry - Child/Adolescent / Montana / Locum tenens / Psychiatrist Needed for Resi...
May 11
Butte, Montana, USA
SUMO Medical Staffing
Psychiatrist-Child/Adolescent LOCATION: Butte, Montana JOB TYPE: Locum Tenens JOB NUMBER: 41451 ... Heidi M Calder Recruitment Specialist SUMO Medical Staffing Providing a better experience! 877-706 ...
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