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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
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 42028>$100/hr$66.98/hr$89.31/hr>$100/hr>$100/hr>$100/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services930$106.77/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
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State 10>$100/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 20>$100/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 20>$100/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 20>$100/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 30>$100/hr0.0%
Northwest Minnesota 30>$100/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 40>$100/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 70>$100/hr-3.3%
Southeast Minnesota 360>$100/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 420>$100/hr-0.5%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 440>$100/hrN/A
Minnesota 930>$100/hr-0.7%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
General Internal Medicine Physicians 2,440>$100/hr0.9%
Family Medicine Physicians 2,840>$100/hr4.4%
Neurologists 330>$100/hrN/A
Nurse Midwives 340$57.52/hr12.2%
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 790$94.17/hr-1.3%
Healthcare Diagnosing or Treating Practitioners, All Other 530$51.65/hrN/A
Psychiatrists 450>$100/hr13.2%
Dermatologists 660>$100/hrN/A
Nurse Practitioners 5,300$63.92/hr45.7%
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 1,410$79,398.79/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.