Job Prospects

Pediatricians are mostly involved in treatment of infant babies and children. Any injuries or diseases in children are taken care by pediatricians.   The value of talented professionals in this area is increasing day by day, leading to creation of numerous jobs opportunities for the talented and young doctors.  Pediatrics has emerged as one of the most prominent career options in India.  

Students can also pursue fellowship training from a huge range of specialties, but it would require additional years of certification and training. A graduate in pediatrics can work as pediatricians or child specialists in various private and government hospitals or they can work as an independent practitioners as well.

Some Job Types are:-


  • Schools
  • Clinics and Heath Departments
  • Nursing homes
  • Orphanages and old age homes
  • Military
  • Hospitals
  • Training Institutes as educators
  • Industrial houses and factories
  • Railways and public sector medical departments

Remuneration: -

The remuneration in the area of pediatrics depends upon the standard of the organization, particularly at the starting level.  In the govt sector, per month pay package is around Rs. 50,000 for beginners level practitioners, Rs. 60,000 for middle-level practitioners and Rs. One lakh for senior paediatricians. In private sector, the equivalent packages are around Rs. 35,000 to 40,000, Rs.60,000, Rs 1 lakh to 5 lakhs. In private practice, a doctor’s earnings depend upon his reputation.

A graduate in pediatricians can also start their own specialist children's centre and can make more money. At the Senior level pediatricians get the income packages around Rs. 20,00000 – Rs. 35,00000 every year.  In United States for common pediatrician the standard income is about $135,000 every year and depending upon their experience and qualifications, most of pediatricians in the United States get around $70,000 and $400,000 every year.

Institutes Offering Diploma - Pediatrics

Related Question and Answer

Ask A Question


Available Courses

For frequent education updates,
Register now!

Other Course Categories

Ask a Question