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Occupational Employment Statistics


29-1221 Pediatricians, General

Diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases and injuries in children. May refer patients to specialists for further diagnosis or treatment, as needed. Excludes “Family Medicine Physicians” (29-1215) and “General Internal Medicine Physicians” (29-1216).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Central Minnesota 8014>$100/hr$66.85/hr$84.09/hr>$100/hr>$100/hr>$100/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business Services60$99.55/hr
Education and Health Services800$110.12/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/A>$100/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota 10>$100/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 10>$100/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 20>$100/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 20>$100/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 20>$100/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 40>$100/hr0.0%
St Cloud MN MSA 50$99.52/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 80>$100/hr-3.3%
Southeast Minnesota 230>$100/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 480>$100/hr-0.5%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 500>$100/hrN/A
Minnesota 870>$100/hr-0.7%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
General Internal Medicine Physicians 2,540>$100/hr0.9%
Family Medicine Physicians 2,340>$100/hr4.4%
Neurologists 210>$100/hrN/A
Nurse Midwives 200$61.85/hr12.2%
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 500>$100/hr-1.3%
Healthcare Diagnosing or Treating Practitioners, All Other 350$40.20/hrN/A
Psychiatrists 510>$100/hr13.2%
Dermatologists 750>$100/hrN/A
Nurse Practitioners 4,490$64.99/hr45.7%
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 1,400$81,986.59/yr18.2%

  • Prescribe or administer treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury in infants and children.
  • Examine children regularly to assess their growth and development.
  • Treat children who have minor illnesses, acute and chronic health problems, and growth and development concerns.
  • Collect, record, and maintain patient information, such as medical history, reports, or examination results.
  • Advise patients, parents or guardians, and community members concerning diet, activity, hygiene, and disease prevention.
  • Examine patients or order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests to obtain information on medical condition and determine diagnosis.
  • Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients and parents or guardians.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of nurses, students, assistants, specialists, therapists, and other medical staff.
  • Plan and execute medical care programs to aid in the mental and physical growth and development of children and adolescents.
  • Refer patient to medical specialist or other practitioner when necessary.