The Medicus Firm has 4 physician jobs in Child Neurology
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Salary + Job Growth
The current average salary for a Child Neurologist, otherwise known as a Pediatric Neurologist, is around $181,100 per year, which averages out to around $87 per hour. While this salary will vary based on your location, skill set, and years of experience, you can leverage your location and pursue jobs in a location with a higher average salary. With that being said, the states with the highest average salaries are as follows (in ascending order): New Hampshire, Idaho, California, New York, and Washington. The average salaries in these states range from $181,986, in New Hampshire, to $204,166, in Washington. This field is expected to grow by 7% by the year 2030.
Some benefits of working in Child Neurology include building relationships with patients, having the ability to use advanced technology, receiving above-average compensation, working in a non-surgical role, having career flexibility, and having the opportunity to do research.
You should possess the following skills while practicing in this field: dexterity, attention to detail, problem-solving, communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to work on a team.
As a Child Neurologist, you will treat children from birth into young adulthood. You will be treating conditions such as seizures, epilepsy, muscular dystrophy, neuropathy, migraines, concussions, intellectual disability, and more. You can expect to order testing such as MRIs, spinal taps, blood tests, and CT scans.
Child Neurologists practice in children’s hospitals, university medical centers, outpatient practices, private offices, and clinics.
You may decide that you’re interested in pursuing CME, or continuing medical education, once you have completed the initial education requirements to work in Child Neurology. You will find that there are specialty-focused organizations and directory-like websites that can guide you to CME resources. These resources may include podcasts, live or virtual conferences, videos, webinars, or live or virtual courses. Some organizations that you can use to locate CME resources are as follows: eMedEvents, Child Neurology Society (CNS), Boston Children’s Hospital, AudioDigest, Healio, BoardVitals, and Mayo Clinic.
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