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Fulfilling Career in Psychiatry: Physician Jobs in Demand

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a surge in mental health disorders and an unprecedented demand for psychiatric services.

Around 122 million Americans (37% of the population) reside in areas with inadequate mental health facilities. They may not have access to comprehensive treatment plans, such as psychotherapy, behavioral therapy, or a rapid-response psychiatrist who can prescribe medications.

This data underscores the need for qualified professionals to pursue rewarding mental health careers. The psychiatry job market, in particular, is highly sought after due to a projected shortage of 14,280 to 31,109 psychiatrists by 2024.

Are you ready to step up and make a difference in the mental health community? Secure the highest-paying psychiatry jobs while making a meaningful difference in people's lives.

Psychiatrist Salaries and Compensation Information

Psychiatry is a well-compensated career path that requires a doctoral degree from an accredited medical school. As with other medical professions, their salary reflects the high level of education and specialized skills required for the job.

Private practices can provide psychiatry physicians with higher pay and more control over their work schedule and patient load. But it can still vary depending on factors such as experience, location, and specialty.

With that said, let’s look at the average salaries for psychiatrists in different states and cities.

  • The highest paying states for psychiatry jobs are:
    • New Mexico - over $239,200
    • Wyoming - over $239,200
    • North Dakota - $390,140
    • California- $311,950
    • Connecticut - $308,690
  • Meanwhile, the following are the go-to areas for high-paying psychiatry jobs:
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA - $353,530
    • Champaign-Urbana, IL - $348,410
    • Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA - $322,780
    • Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI - $321,340
    • Salinas, CA - $321,060

Psychiatry jobs may also offer additional compensation benefits. Some listings in our database, for instance, include VISA sponsorship, sign-in bonus up to $35,000, and relocation reimbursement of $10,000

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Full Time Psychiatry Job Westport, CT

$250k - $350k yearly



Posted by: CompHealth

Employer: Comphealth

Job Description

Westport has become one of the most affluent suburbs in America, culturally rich, filled with a blend of old Yankee farmers, academics, and professionals from all fields, reflecting its international flavor. Yet, it still retains the old New England small-town charm on many of its streets.

Let us help you get the job you want in a community that you will love. Get paid what you deserve, practice medicine the way you want, in a setting that allows you to thrive. Experience the CompHealth difference. Contact CompHealth today to learn more about the compensation packages, benefits, and unique perks this position has to offer.

Contact Nancy Montgomery
  • Child/adolescent psychiatrist
  • Mix of inpatient and outpatient
  • Competitive salary and bonus plan
  • 4 weeks of PTO and holidays
  • 401(k) retirement plan with match
  • Loan repayment, relocation assistance, and a sign-on bonus
  • 1 hour to New York City or Hartford, Connecticut
  • Our services are free for you
  • We help negotiate your salary and contract
  • We coordinate interviews and help with licenses
  • Specialized recruiters match your career preferences
  • Experienced support teams take care of every detail

Ranges shown should be used as an estimate and are affected by many factors including the critical need of the position, your overall experience and qualifications, and other considerations. Please reach out to your consultant for more information.

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