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Career information and college search tools for pediatricians and those interested in pursuing careers in related fields.

Pediatricians Skills

Below are the skills needed to be pediatricians according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Critical Thinking4.254.38
Active Listening4.254.25
Judgment and Decision Making4.124.25
Speaking4.124
Reading Comprehension45

Pediatricians Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be pediatricians according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Ability NameImportanceCompetence
Oral Comprehension4.885
Oral Expression4.884.75
Inductive Reasoning4.55.25
Problem Sensitivity4.255.38
Deductive Reasoning4.124.25

Pediatricians Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be pediatricians according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
Medicine and Dentistry55.85
English Language4.534.77
Therapy and Counseling4.345.72
Psychology4.135
Biology4.14.89

Pediatricians Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being pediatricians according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Making Decisions and Solving Problems4.65.28
Getting Information4.475.22
Documenting/Recording Information4.474.29
Assisting and Caring for Others4.45.45
Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others4.153.79

Pediatricians Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being pediatricians according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Integrity4.89
Dependability4.86
Attention to Detail4.81
Concern for Others4.6
Stress Tolerance4.5

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Pediatricians

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Pediatricians jobs , as of 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim1,540 $175,430
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward660 $151,160
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington640 $213,370
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell500 $214,540
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land470 $143,630
Columbus410 $154,090
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach390 $150,380
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue380 $188,990
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson360 $177,180
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood260 $213,370

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to pediatricians

Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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