Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

29-1066 Psychiatrists

Physicians who diagnose, treat, and help prevent disorders of the mind.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
24,820 3.6 % $96.26 $200,220 1.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $29.48 $60.37 $93.63 (5) (5)
Annual Wage (2) $61,330 $125,570 $194,740 (5) (5)


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Offices of Physicians 7,990 0.32 $94.80 $197,190
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 3,950 1.68 $94.26 $196,070
Outpatient Care Centers 3,480 0.42 $103.11 $214,460
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 3,310 0.06 $90.88 $189,020
State Government (OES Designation) 1,050 0.05 $105.55 $219,550

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 3,950 1.68 $94.26 $196,070
Outpatient Care Centers 3,480 0.42 $103.11 $214,460
Offices of Physicians 7,990 0.32 $94.80 $197,190
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities 650 0.11 $102.21 $212,590
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 920 0.11 $96.64 $201,010

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Home Health Care Services 60 (7) $118.65 $246,800
Local Government (OES Designation) 1,010 0.02 $118.54 $246,560
State Government (OES Designation) 1,050 0.05 $105.55 $219,550
Outpatient Care Centers 3,480 0.42 $103.11 $214,460
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities 650 0.11 $102.21 $212,590


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 3,370 0.21 1.19 $121.17 $252,030
New York 3,360 0.37 2.09 $87.90 $182,830
Ohio 1,370 0.26 1.45 $89.75 $186,680
Illinois 950 0.16 0.91 $82.96 $172,560
Massachusetts 940 0.27 1.53 $87.00 $180,960




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rhode Island 320 0.67 3.79 $101.32 $210,760
Vermont 200 0.64 3.65 $95.93 $199,540
Connecticut 740 0.45 2.52 $111.18 $231,260
New York 3,360 0.37 2.09 $87.90 $182,830
Maine 200 0.33 1.88 $66.14 $137,570




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
South Dakota 30 0.07 0.41 $128.62 $267,520
California 3,370 0.21 1.19 $121.17 $252,030
Wyoming 40 0.15 0.83 $120.70 $251,070
Alaska 50 0.15 0.88 $119.50 $248,550
Indiana 280 0.09 0.53 $113.20 $235,470





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,620 0.40 2.25 $89.38 $185,910
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,290 0.30 1.73 $123.36 $256,600
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 750 0.21 1.17 $75.50 $157,040
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 630 0.35 1.98 $85.36 $177,560
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 600 0.24 1.37 $95.41 $198,450
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 530 0.41 2.31 $85.78 $178,410
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 400 0.69 3.90 $112.25 $233,470
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 380 0.28 1.60 $132.12 $274,800
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 360 0.27 1.53 $90.46 $188,170
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 340 0.61 3.44 $100.95 $209,980




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Napa, CA 210 2.97 16.81 (5) (5)
Staunton-Waynesboro, VA 70 1.38 7.82 $79.89 $166,170
Wichita Falls, TX 50 0.80 4.53 (5) (5)
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 400 0.69 3.90 $112.25 $233,470
Bangor, ME 40 0.67 3.81 (8) (8)
Roanoke, VA 100 0.64 3.61 $86.03 $178,940
Dothan, AL 40 0.63 3.57 (8) (8)
Waterbury, CT 40 0.62 3.52 $90.62 $188,500
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 340 0.61 3.44 $100.95 $209,980
Stockton-Lodi, CA 130 0.58 3.31 $133.41 $277,490




Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Wichita Falls, TX 50 0.80 4.53 (5) (5)
San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division 50 0.44 2.49 (5) (5)
Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division (8) (8) (8) (5) (5)
Napa, CA 210 2.97 16.81 (5) (5)
Tucson, AZ (8) (8) (8) $135.47 $281,770
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA (8) (8) (8) $134.06 $278,840
Stockton-Lodi, CA 130 0.58 3.31 $133.41 $277,490
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 380 0.28 1.60 $132.12 $274,800
Trenton, NJ 90 0.41 2.34 $130.36 $271,160
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA (8) (8) (8) $125.34 $260,710

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area 130 1.13 6.40 $58.29 $121,250
Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 90 0.37 2.08 $90.54 $188,320
Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 50 0.39 2.19 $47.09 $97,940
Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area 50 0.32 1.83 $103.43 $215,140
Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area 50 0.38 2.12 $86.22 $179,340

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area 130 1.13 6.40 $58.29 $121,250
Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area 50 0.44 2.52 (5) (5)
Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 50 0.39 2.19 $47.09 $97,940
Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area 50 0.38 2.12 $86.22 $179,340
Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 90 0.37 2.08 $90.54 $188,320

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area 50 0.44 2.52 (5) (5)
Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area 40 0.27 1.52 $130.67 $271,780
Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area 30 0.26 1.45 $118.05 $245,550
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $118.05 $245,550
North Texas nonmetropolitan area 40 0.15 0.87 $118.01 $245,450


About May 2016 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(5) This wage is equal to or greater than $100.00 per hour or $208,000 per year.

(7) The value is less than .005 percent of industry employment.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2016 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2016 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2016 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2016 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2016 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2017