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Physician - Pediatrics Average Salary in Saudi Arabia 2020

How much money does a Physician - Pediatrics make in Saudi Arabia?

Average Monthly Salary
37,700 SAR
( 452,000 SAR yearly)


A person working as a Physician - Pediatrics in Saudi Arabia typically earns around 37,700 SAR per month. Salaries range from 19,600 SAR (lowest) to 57,600 SAR (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Physician - Pediatrics salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Physician - Pediatrics Salary Distribution in Saudi Arabia

Median and salary distribution monthly Saudi Arabia Physician - Pediatrics
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Physician - Pediatrics salaries in Saudi Arabia range from 19,600 SAR per month (minimum salary) to 57,600 SAR per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 36,100 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Physician - Pediatrics(s) are earning less than 36,100 SAR while the other half are earning more than 36,100 SAR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Physician - Pediatrics(s) are earning less than 25,100 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 25,100 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of Physician - Pediatrics(s) are earning less than 45,000 SAR while 25% are earning more than 45,000 SAR.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Physician - Pediatrics Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Saudi Arabia Physician - Pediatrics
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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Physician - Pediatrics salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

A Physician - Pediatrics with less than two years of experience makes approximately 22,200 SAR per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 29,800 SAR per month, 34% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 38,800 SAR per month, 30% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, Physician - Pediatrics(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 47,000 SAR per month, 21% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 51,300 SAR per month, 9% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 54,000 SAR per month, 5% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Physician - Pediatrics average salary change by experience in Saudi Arabia

0 - 2 Years
22,200 SAR
2 - 5 Years+34%
29,800 SAR
5 - 10 Years+30%
38,800 SAR
10 - 15 Years+21%
47,000 SAR
15 - 20 Years+9%
51,300 SAR
20+ Years+5%
54,000 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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Physician - Pediatrics Salary Comparison By Gender

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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Physician - Pediatrics employees in Saudi Arabia earn 16% more than their female counterparts.

35,500 SAR
41,100 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Saudi Arabia for all Careers

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Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

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Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector Physician - Pediatrics employees in Saudi Arabia earn 7% more than their private sector counterparts.

Private Sector
16,200 SAR
Public Sector+7%
17,300 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Physician - Pediatrics Salary Trend and Forecast in Saudi Arabia

How are Physician - Pediatrics salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Saudi Arabia Physician - Pediatrics
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Average Salary 2016
33,400 SAR
Average Salary 2017+4%
34,700 SAR
Average Salary 2018+2%
35,300 SAR
Average Salary 2019+3%
36,300 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Physician - Pediatrics salaries in Saudi Arabia are on the rise in the year 2020 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 3% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continuous increase in pay in 2021 and future years. These numbers may vary from industry to another.

Physician - Pediatrics Average Hourly Wage in Saudi Arabia

220 SAR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Saudi Arabia is 220 SAR. This means that the average Physician - Pediatrics in Saudi Arabia earns approximately 220 SAR for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Physician - Pediatrics VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Physician - Pediatrics and Health and Medical monthly Saudi Arabia
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The average salary for Physician - Pediatrics is 4% less than that of Doctor / Physician. Also, Doctor / Physician salaries are 67% more than those of Health and Medical.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Advanced Nutrition Aide17,700 SAR-53%
Advanced Practice Provider19,800 SAR-47%
Allergist29,900 SAR-21%
Behavioral Health Specialist18,600 SAR-51%
Chiropractor18,300 SAR-51%
Clinical Psychologist48,100 SAR+28%
Correctional Treatment Specialist28,700 SAR-24%
Counseling Psychologist39,200 SAR+4%
Dermatologist58,400 SAR+55%
Dietitian35,400 SAR-6%
Doctor38,000 SAR+1%
Emergency Department Physician29,100 SAR-23%
Exercise Physiologist36,500 SAR-3%
Forensic Pathologist42,300 SAR+12%
General Medical Practitioner29,200 SAR-22%
Genetic Counselor26,400 SAR-30%
Internist50,700 SAR+35%
Interventionist48,200 SAR+28%
Invasive Cardiologist63,700 SAR+69%
Mental Health Therapst26,800 SAR-29%
Naturopathic Physician49,400 SAR+31%
Neurologist43,300 SAR+15%
Neurophysiology Technologist19,000 SAR-50%
Nuclear Medicine Physician38,000 SAR+1%
Obstetrician / Gynecologist40,300 SAR+7%
Occupational Health Safety Specialist21,900 SAR-42%
Ophthalmologist34,500 SAR-8%
Optometrist33,600 SAR-11%
Pediatrician37,700 SAR+0%
Physical Therapist24,800 SAR-34%
Physical Therapy Director31,300 SAR-17%
Physician - Anesthesiology57,900 SAR+54%
Physician - Cardiology61,500 SAR+63%
Physician - CCU34,500 SAR-8%
Physician - Dermatology48,300 SAR+28%
Physician - Emergency Room35,900 SAR-5%
Physician - Endocrinology45,500 SAR+21%
Physician - Family Practice31,400 SAR-17%
Physician - Gastroenterology42,100 SAR+12%
Physician - Generalist33,700 SAR-10%
Physician - Geriatrics28,600 SAR-24%
Physician - Hematology / Oncology43,800 SAR+16%
Physician - Immunology / Allergy49,200 SAR+31%
Physician - Infectious Disease41,700 SAR+11%
Physician - Internal Medicine50,400 SAR+34%
Physician - Maternal / Fetal Medicine40,000 SAR+6%
Physician - Nephrology36,600 SAR-3%
Physician - Neurology48,100 SAR+28%
Physician - Nuclear Medicine40,400 SAR+7%
Physician - Obstetrics / Gynecology40,400 SAR+7%
Physician - Occupational Medicine32,400 SAR-14%
Physician - Ophthalmology30,200 SAR-20%
Physician - Otolaryngology31,100 SAR-17%
Physician - Pain Medicine28,700 SAR-24%
Physician - Pathology36,200 SAR-4%
Physician - Pediatric Cardiology44,400 SAR+18%
Physician - Pediatric Neonatology42,000 SAR+12%
Physician - Pediatrics37,700 SAR+0%
Physician - Physiatry40,600 SAR+8%
Physician - Podiatry37,000 SAR-2%
Physician - Pulmonary Medicine28,900 SAR-23%
Physician - Radiation Therapy47,700 SAR+27%
Physician - Radiology47,300 SAR+26%
Physician - Rheumatology45,000 SAR+20%
Physician - Sports Medicine44,200 SAR+17%
Physician - Urology57,000 SAR+51%
Physician Assistant26,300 SAR-30%
Physiotherapist29,000 SAR-23%
Podiatrist30,500 SAR-19%
Preventive Medicine Physician38,300 SAR+2%
Psychiatrist41,400 SAR+10%
Psychololgist41,100 SAR+9%
Psychometrician36,700 SAR-3%
Radiologist42,900 SAR+14%
Registered Respiratory Therapist27,000 SAR-28%
Skin Care Specialist24,400 SAR-35%
Urologist55,500 SAR+47%
Vision Rehabilitation Therapist25,800 SAR-31%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Abha37,000 SAR
Dammam37,600 SAR
Jeddah39,000 SAR
Khubar38,200 SAR
Mecca38,500 SAR
Medina38,100 SAR
Riyadh39,500 SAR
Tabuk35,200 SAR
Taif35,600 SAR
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