Psychiatrist Salary in the United States

How much does a Psychiatrist make in the United States? The average Psychiatrist salary in the United States is $224,423 as of July 30, 2019, but the range typically falls between $201,099 and $251,048. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Psychiatrist 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. Being a Psychiatrist prescribes psychopharmacological medications as needed. Monitors and records client progress, and amends treatment plan according to patient response. Additionally, 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. Psychiatrist's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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228129
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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 26.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.2%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.5%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 13.8%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 21.0%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%