What is the average psychiatry salary?
LocumTenens.com conducted its Annual Compensation and Employment Survey in September of 2020. Survey respondents represent psychiatrists who practice on a locum tenens basis as well as those with permanent salaries. Compensation results consist of only full-time, permanent employees and consider only annual salary and bonuses.
Average psychiatrist salary in 2019
Historical salary data
How does this year's salary compare to other years?
The average psychiatry salary continues to rise. It's up 22% from 2016.
Demographic insights by gender
Most psychiatrists were male, with a 7% increase since 2017.
Where do psychiatrists work?
These are three of the top work settings for psychiatrists.
Clinic or community center24%
Mental health facility20%
How old are Psychiatrists?
Baby Boomers (Psychiatrists born between 1946 and 1964) make up almost half of all respondents.
Psychiatrists who took this survey
Years in practice
Invitations for the survey were emailed to a database of more than 220,000 healthcare professionals in September 2020. Some recipients had been placed by LocumTenens.com, and some had not. There was a total of 2,080 respondents, both physicians and advanced practitioners, who were self-selected and spanned all 50 states.