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Medical Specialty Spotlight on Pediatrics

Posted by Anonymous at 4/18/2017 11:32:03 AM

Pediatrics Trends and Physician Salaries

Medical Specialty Spotlight on Pediatrics


In our special feature entitled “Medical Specialty Spotlight,” we review trends in a variety of medical specialties related to healthcare recruitment, physician compensation and industry trends. Today, we will look at Pediatrics.

  Number of active pediatrics physicians: 64,223   
  Most in demand medical specialty ranking: 10th  
  Percentage of active pediatrics physicians that are 55 or older: 38%  
  Average starting pediatrics physician salary: $224,000  

Pediatrics Trends

  • The supply of pediatrics physicians will be constrained both by the federal cap on GME spending and by an increasing number of physician retirements.
  • Pediatrics continues to be important to implementing the population health management model, due to the role they play in chronic disease management.

We invite you to search our nationwide permanent pediatrics jobs. If you have any questions or want more information regarding a physician job or any other matter, request a call from one of our expert physician recruiters.

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