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Pediatricians are physicians who provide health care to infants, children, and adolescents. Typically, a pediatrician meets a new patient soon after birth and takes care of that patient through his or her teenage years. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, there are approximately 28,660 pediatricians employed in the United States.

Salary Range

$50,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Medical Degree

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Much Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Outgoing

Social

Technical

Career Ladder
Pediatrician, Practice Owner

Pediatrician

Pediatric Resident

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