As of August 2015, the average yearly salary of a pediatric physician was $181,270. Salaries vary dependent on industry, company size, location, level of education and years of experience.
Annual salaries for pediatric physicians range from $137,000 to over $249,000. The position requires a degree in medicine from an accredited school and a license to practice. Familiarity with the standard concepts, procedures and practices within the particular pediatric field are required. A pediatric physician performs a variety of tasks and relies upon experience and judgement in the planning and accomplishment of goals. A pediatrician may be required to report to a medical director.