Pediatrician - Salary and Career
Clinical doctors

Pediatrician - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They carry out medical consultations and care, treat patients and clients, implement disease prevention and health promotion actions, both individual and collective, coordinate health programs and services, carry out expertise, audits and medical investigations, prepare documents and disseminate knowledge in the medical field.

How much does an Pediatrician earn

A Pediatrician earns between $2.828 and $17.873 per month, with an average monthly salary of $7.225 and a median salary of $6.185 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 2.191 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Pediatrician

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 7.225 86.704 1.806 67
1º Quartile 2.828 33.931 707 26
Median Salary 6.185 74.226 1.546 57
3º Quartile 13.631 163.569 3.408 126
Higher Salary 17.873 214.477 4.468 165

Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • professionals of biological sciences, health
      • medical professionals
        • clinical doctors

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Main workplaces

Clinical doctors the positions of this CBO family exercise their functions in sectors whose activities refer to health and social services, teaching, research and development. In general, they work on their own, as self-employed, without permanent supervision. They are organized individually and in a work team, developing activities in closed environments, during irregular working hours. Exception made is professionals who work in the Family Health Strategy Program, where they perform their duties as employees, with occasional supervision and fulfill the weekly workload provided for in a specific Ordinance. They may work in uncomfortable positions for long periods and, due to the nature and level of responsibility inherent in the role, may be subject to constant stress. In some occupations, professionals may be subject to the action of toxic, chemical, radioactive and biological materials.

What does it take to work in the field of Clinical doctors

These occupations are performed by professionals with higher education in Medicine, accredited by the Regional Council of Medicine (CRM). The full exercise of functions takes place after a period of one to two years of professional experience and three to four years for the anthroposophic doctor. For the exercise of the function in the Family Health Strategy Program, no previous experience is necessary.

Functions and activities of Pediatrician

Clinical doctors must:

  • difusing medical knowledge;
  • coordinate health programs and services;
  • perform medical consultation and assistance;
  • spreading medical knowledge;
  • promote family health;
  • diffusion medical knowledge;
  • perform medical expertise, audits and investigations;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • promoting family health;
  • perform expertise, audits and medical inquiries;
  • treating patients and clients;
  • perform consultation and medical assistance;
  • coordinating health programs and services;
  • treat patients and clients;
  • implementing health promotion actions;
  • perform medical consultation and service;
  • perform investigations, audits and medical inquiries;
  • perform medical consultation and care;
  • elaborate medical documents;
  • perform medical expertise, audits and inquiries;
  • implement health promotion actions;
  • diffusion of medical knowledge;

  • Activities

    • implementing worker safety and protection measures;
    • examine medical documents;
    • request interconsultations;
    • issue certificates;
    • select patients in specific situations;
    • carry out actions to prevent injuries and cures;
    • promote educational activities;
    • demonstrate ability to listen;
    • supervise health team;
    • setting up a service schedule;
    • setting up a scale of services;
    • monitor health status of hospitalized patients;
    • notify diseases, injuries and situations of local importance;
    • demonstrate ability to make decisions;
    • perform hospital visits;
    • interpret clinical examination data and complementary exams;
    • prepare research projects;
    • organizing continuing education courses;
    • demonstrate medical actions;
    • establishing a health action plan;
    • indicating non-drug therapies;
    • establishing prognosis;
    • elaborate medical records;
    • participate in association boards, professional associations and health councils;
    • remove organs and tissues;
    • participate in planning activities;
    • monitor cognitive/emotional development of the student/educator;
    • performing gene therapy;
    • rehabilitate patients and clients (biopsychosocial conditions);
    • issue opinions;
    • participate in team evaluations;
    • setting up service schedule;
    • elaborate reports;
    • issue reports;
    • perform autopsies;
    • promote health campaigns;
    • diagnose the health status of patients and clients;
    • perform treatment with physical agents;
    • distribute tasks;
    • evaluate expert knowledge;
    • writing scientific papers;
    • demonstrate altruism;
    • monitor the health status of hospitalized patients;
    • dispatch time;
    • demonstrate receptiveness;
    • perform an active search for local situations;
    • implementing environmental health measures;
    • promoting educational activities;
    • prescribe hygienic-dietary measures;
    • demonstrate ability to preserve medical confidentiality;
    • define actions according to local priorities;
    • participate in continuing education activities;
    • assisting childbirth;
    • elaborate informative and normative material;
    • performing gene therapy;
    • indicating the need for hospitalization;
    • formulate expert questions;
    • performing treatment with biological agents;
    • perform organ and tissue transplants;
    • serving users in ubss, in homes or community spaces;
    • follow the user's therapeutic plan;
    • implement worker safety and protection measures;
    • to be responsible for all services provided to the enrolled population;
    • demonstrate quickness of perception;
    • organize scientific meetings;
    • registering activities in information systems;
    • forward users to other professionals;
    • evaluate medical acts;
    • implement environmental health measures;
    • inspect work environments;
    • perform gene therapy;
    • encouraging community participation;
    • demonstrate ability to adapt language;
    • cultivating organs and tissues;
    • manage urgent and emergency situations;
    • developing procedures;
    • supervise instrumental workup;
    • perform instrumental workup;
    • mapping area of operation;
    • stimulating the patient to develop autonomy and self-care;
    • demonstrate tolerance;
    • collect testimonials;
    • develop procedures;
    • request additional exams;
    • demonstrate ability to provide humanized care;
    • elaborate standard operating procedures;
    • issue declarations;
    • perform physical examination;
    • issue prescriptions;
    • provide consultancy and advice;
    • coordinating the care of users;
    • demonstrate leadership ability;
    • set up service schedule;
    • identify partners and resources available in the community;
    • demonstrate empathy;
    • participate in the management of inputs;
    • promote comprehensive care;
    • disclose information in the media;
    • supervise medical acts;
    • prescribe treatment;
    • planning treatment of clients and patients;
    • archive documents;
    • participate in meetings, congresses and other scientific events;
    • practicing psychotherapy;
    • evaluate biographical moment;
    • raise diagnostic hypotheses;
    • implement biosecurity measures;
    • guard organs and tissues;
    • teaching classes;
    • perform anamnesis;
    • track prevalent diseases;
    • elaborate protocols for medical procedures;
    • promote vector and zoonosis control actions;
    • prepare teaching material;
    • identify groups, families and individuals exposed to risks;
    • practicing interventional procedures;
    • guarding organs and tissues;
    • perform community health diagnosis;
    • dispatch work;
    • assisting the regulation of medical activities;
    • perform complementary exams;
    • demonstrate ability to deal with adverse situations;
    • identify users' needs;
    • assist the regulation of medical activities;
    • select work team;
    • to raise diagnostic hypotheses;
    • practicing clinical interventions;
    • perform treatment with chemical agents;
    • establish prognosis;
    • indicate treatment;
    • promoting health campaigns;
    • prescribe immunization;
    • perform home visits;
    • developing research in medicine;
    • demonstrate selective attention capacity;
    • discuss diagnosis, prognosis and treatment with patients, clients, guardians and family members;
    • describe medical actions;
    • organizing scientific meetings;
    • monitor the user's therapeutic plan;
    • perform urgent and emergency care;
    • issuing certificates;
    • assist in the regulation of medical activities;
    • assist childbirth;
    • demonstrate ability to interpret verbal and non-verbal language;
    • redefine the disease for the patient by individualizing its meaning;
    • specify inputs;
    • perform treatment with biological agents;
    • updating registration information;
    • establishing medical-hospital committees;
    • define territory of action;
    • provide testimonials;
    • inspect equipment and facilities;
    • deliver preventive treatments;
    • perform in-office assistance;
    • manage financial resources;
    • develop equipment;
    • establish health action plan;
    • demonstrate ability to work in a team;
    • demonstrate impartiality of judgment;
    • supervise instrumental propaedeutics;
    • elaborate reports;
    • elaborate image documents;
    • fill in compulsory notification forms;
    • answer expert questions;
    • supervise medical training;
    • implanting orthoses and prostheses;
    • organizing health promotion groups;
    • prescribing drugs, medicines, herbal and anthroposophic;
    • interpret data from clinical examination and complementary exams;
    • elaborate image documents;

    Sectors that hire Pediatrician the most in the job market

    • hospital care activities
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • service activities in emergency room and hospital units for emergency care
    • outpatient care activities
    • health management support activities
    • general public administration
    • outpatient medical activity with resources for performing complementary exams
    • outpatient medical activity restricted to consultations
    • outpatient medical activity with resources for performing surgical procedures
    • electrical installation and maintenance

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