How much does a Clinical Psychiatrist make in the United States? The average Clinical Psychiatrist salary in the United States is $235,000 as of September 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $210,600 and $262,900. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $210,600 10% $188,385 90% $288,301 75% $262,900 $235,000 50%(Median)
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The Clinical Psychiatrist performs initial psychiatric assessments, develops individualized care plans, and implements treatment for the patient. Evaluates, diagnoses and treats patients with mental illnesses through a combination of personal counseling (psychotherapy), psychoanalysis, hospitalization, and/or medication. Being a Clinical Psychiatrist monitors and records client progress, and amends treatment plan according to patient response. Prescribes psychopharmacological medications as needed. In addition, Clinical Psychiatrist 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. Clinical Psychiatrist's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2021

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