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Top 10 Places for a Psychiatrist to Live

If you’re on the lookout for a different position in a brand new place, PracticeMatch is here to help! We’ve put together a list of the top 10 states for physicians practicing Psychiatry to live in. The list will include the average salary for that state, the differences between the national and state salaries, and the concentration, or location quotient, of the industry within that state. We have also included a breakdown of the different degrees held by Psychiatrists.

Top 10 Places for a Psychiatrist to Live

Note: The concentration of each specialty is calculated by dividing the local concentration of the industry by the national concentration of the industry. If the location quotient is greater than 1, the industry makes up a larger share of that state’s employment than it does for the entire United States.

National Average: $201,768

Alaska
Average Salary: $249,747
Location Quotient: 3.77
Salary Difference: +19.2%

Maine
Average Salary: $211,497
Location Quotient: 2.29
Salary Difference: +4.6%

North Dakota
Average Salary: $208,162
Location Quotient: 1.63
Salary Difference: +3.1%

Wyoming
Average Salary: $205,773
Location Quotient: 1.17
Salary Difference: +1.9%

Oregon
Average Salary: $208,272
Location Quotient: 2.45
Salary Difference: +3.1%

Washington
Average Salary: $212,314
Location Quotient: 1.13
Salary Difference: +5%

Montana
Average Salary: $203,634
Location Quotient: 1.01
Salary Difference: +0.9%

Idaho
Average Salary: $204,520
Location Quotient: 0.85
Salary Difference: +1.3%

Minnesota
Average Salary: $212,569
Location Quotient: 0.54
Salary Difference: +5.1%

Nebraska
Average Salary: $201,647
Location Quotient: 0.47
Salary Difference: -0.1%

Below, you will find the breakdown of degrees held by Psychiatrists across the United States.

Degree Percentage
Doctorate 32%
Bachelors 29%
Masters 10%
Associate 4%
Other Degrees 25%

 

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