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Psychiatrist Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$242,957 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Psychiatrist is $242,957 a year and $117 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Psychiatrist is between $164,365 and $313,900. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Psychiatrist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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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.
Psychiatrist Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Psychiatrists

Job family population: 25,250

Estimated population of Psychiatrist jobs: 23,460

Rate of error: 3.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Psychiatrist Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Psychiatry Physician General Psychiatrist - Physicians Only Apply - Locum
Jun 12
Edmonds, WA, USA
Seasoned Recruitment
Psychiatrist - Inpatient all adult Can be Board certified or Board eligible Provider can be Residency/Fellowship trained if not BC Will on wait for license if provider is a very strong candidate.
Psychiatry, The U.S. Army Reserve Psychiatrist
Jun 7
Federal Way, WA, USA
S. Army Reserve is currently seeking qualified Psychiatrist. Make a Difference in the Lives of Our Nation's Defenders When you become a psychiatrist and an officer on the U.S. Army health care team ...
Physician: A Psychiatrist Is Required for Locum Tenens Coverage in WA | JOB-2569979
Jun 19
Lakewood, WA, USA
We are helping an inpatient facility in Washington that is currently in search of a psychiatrist for locum tenens assistance. Your schedule will be Monday - Friday from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm with no call ...
Inpatient Psychiatric Provider - Psychiatrist - Recovery Place Kent
May 30
Kent, WA, USA
Valley Cities Behavioral Health Care
The psychiatrist provides team leadership, supervision of psychiatric ARNPs, and participates in the ITA (Involuntary Treatment Act) legal process as needed. Essential Job Functions : (This is not ...
Psychiatry Physician
Jun 10
Seattle, WA, USA
Fidelis Partners
Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist Physician - Seattle, WA Employed Practice Through Seattle's Premier Children's Hospital Inpatient, Multi-Disciplinary Team Approach We are seeking a Child/Adolescent ...
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