Psychiatrist Salary in the US

$215,350
per year
per month
$17,950
per month
per year
Bonus
$13,600/year
Bonus
$1,130/month

Psychiatrist - Average Salary

The average salary for a Psychiatrist is $215,350 per year ($17,950 per month), which is $161,860 (+303%) higher than the average salary in the US.
A Psychiatrist can expect an average starting salary of $106,740. The highest salaries can exceed $297,500.
$106,740
Low
$215,350
Average salary
$297,500
High
$8,900
Low
$17,950
Average salary
$24,790
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$2,500
$171,800
$346,100
Salary$106,740 - 297,500
Bonus$2,500 - 48,600
Total Pay$109,240 - 346,100
$210
$14,320
$28,840
Salary$8,900 - 24,790
Bonus$210 - 4,050
Total Pay$9,110 - 28,840

Psychiatrist Salary Range

Low
$106,740
Average salary
$215,350
Experienced
$256,780
High
$297,500
Low
$8,900
Average salary
$17,950
Experienced
$21,400
High
$24,790

Psychiatrist - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Child Psychiatrist$241K/year
+12% 
Military Psychiatrist$222K/year
+3% 
Forensic Psychiatrist$207K/year
 -4%
Entry Level Psychiatrist$157K/year
 -27%

Psychiatrist - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

A Psychiatrist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $156,500 per year. A mid career Psychiatrist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $187,560, while an experienced Psychiatrist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $228,640. Psychiatrists with more than 20 years of experience earn $241,350 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Psychiatrist

Late Career▲ +12%
Experienced▲ +6%
Average Salary$215,350/year
Mid Career▼ -13%
No Experience▼ -27%

Gender Breakdown

Female
44%
Male
56%

Psychiatrist - Jobs by Location

Psychiatrist - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Psychiatrist jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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