How much does a Psychiatrist make in the United States? The average Psychiatrist salary in the United States is $248,881 as of August 27, 2023, but the range typically falls between $223,022 and $278,398. 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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Psychiatrist Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Psychiatrist Salary $199,479 US August 27, 2023
25th Percentile Psychiatrist Salary $223,022 US August 27, 2023
50th Percentile Psychiatrist Salary $248,881 US August 27, 2023
75th Percentile Psychiatrist Salary $278,398 US August 27, 2023
90th Percentile Psychiatrist Salary $305,272 US August 27, 2023
25% $223,022 10% $199,479 90% $305,272 75% $278,398 $248,881 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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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 a MD degree. Must have completed 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 2023 View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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+ 17.5%
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