How much does a Psychiatrist make in Louisiana? The average Psychiatrist salary in Louisiana is $218,132 as of March 26, 2020, but the range typically falls between $195,465 and $244,012. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

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25% $195,465 10% $174,829 90% $267,574 75% $244,012 $218,132 50%(Median)
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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 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Abbeville, LA Avg. Salary $207,985 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Abita Springs, LA Avg. Salary $224,220 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Acme, LA Avg. Salary $199,916 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Addis, LA Avg. Salary $211,711 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Aimwell, LA Avg. Salary $199,916 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Akers, LA Avg. Salary $221,690 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Albany, LA Avg. Salary $209,889 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Alexandria, LA Avg. Salary $201,738 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Ama, LA Avg. Salary $225,554 Date Updated March 26, 2020
Location Amelia, LA Avg. Salary $209,889 Date Updated March 26, 2020
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