The PathMatch Guide to

Pediatrics

A Day in the Life

A Pediatrician is a medical professional who specializes in providing medical care to infants, children, and teenagers. They perform diagnostic tests to obtain information of the patient's medical condition and administer treatments, therapies, medications and vaccinations to treat illness, disorders or injuries. They also treat children who are suffering from minor injuries, acute and chronic health problems, and physiological and psychological growth and developmental concerns.

Work Responsibilities

Skills You'll Need

  • Advanced understanding of developments within the medical field 
  • Ability to actively listen to and connect with children 
  • Superb communication skills 
  • Excellent critical thinking abilities 

Industries You'll Work In

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Growth Path

  1. Junior-Level
  2. Mid-Level
  3. Mid-Senior Level
  4. Senior-Level
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Demand for Talent

  • Current Demand: STRONG 
  • The pediatrician job market is expected to grow by 15.2% between 2016 and 2026
  • Pediatricians will always be in high demand, as they are some of the only professionals that are equipped to treat, diagnose, and connect with children

Compensation

$61K-$100K
Junior-Level
$100K-$125K
Mid-Level
$125K-$180K
Mid-Senior Level
$180K+
Senior-Level

Teams You'll Work With

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Work/Life Balance Score

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Job Stability Score

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Prestige Score

Job stability is about more than your experience and career. As industries decline, so do the jobs in them.

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