MD Paediatrics Jobs, Scope, Salary in India


3 Years

Average Fees

INR 42,000 - 12.3 LPA

Roumik Roy

Updated on Jan 4, 2023 by Roumik Roy

Roumik Roy

Updated on Jan 4, 2023 by Roumik Roy

MD Pediatrics jobs in India are in high demand and have a good job scope in today's developing world. After the MD Pediatrics course, any student can get placed in the MD Pediatrics course placements(if it exists in their institution). Other than that, there are various job opportunities in both the private and government sectors. 

Career Prospects and Job Scope for a MD Pediatrics Graduate

Mostly it is considered a cakewalk for the graduates to get placed as an MD Pediatrics graduate in any firm. One of the reasons is that the aspirants can be regarded as professionals after the MD Pediatrics course because of the course structure, thus making them capable of having a good job scope and skills. In fact, at times, most of the graduates educate themselves more, which makes them more capable of working. Another reason for ease in getting the job is the campus interviews.

Some of the best jobs for MD Pediatrics graduates freshers are:

  • Pediatrician
  • Pediatric Surgeon
  • Neonatologist
  • Critical Care Pediatrician
  • Pediatric Intensivist
  • Pediatric Cardiologist
  • Pediatric Endocrinologist
  • Pediatric Orthopedist
  • Pediatric Endocrinologist
  • Pediatric Orthopedist

Areas of Recruitment for MD Pediatrics Graduates

MD Pediatrics graduates have a good job scope in India and can work both in the public and private sector, depending on their interests, skills, and the type of occupation they want to choose. Both have their plus points and job benefits. Some of the professions that an MD Pediatrics graduate can take are:

  • Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Schools
  • Health Departments
  • Nursing Homes
  • Orphanages and Old Age Homes
  • Universities
  • Medical Centres and Research Laboratories
  • Government Departments
  • Military
  • Training Institutes

Salary Packages for MD Pediatrics Graduates

MD Pediatrics is a course that helps in the specialization in the field of society and its structure. The salary varies for each sector- government and private and the type of job or even the skills possessed by the aspirant. The average salary of a graduate is around INR 12 LPA [Source: Glassdoor]. The MD Pediatrics graduate Salary in India is:




INR 12.02LPA

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

INR 11.83 LPA



Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

INR 9.87 LPA

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning

INR 11.86 LPA

General Pediatrician

INR 7.02 LPA

Source: Payscale

Government Jobs for MD Pediatrics Aspirants

Due to the high demand, government career options for MD Pediatrics graduates keep increasing. The increase in the country's development has led to a flow of opportunities from the government sector. Freshers can work as Pediatricians or lab technicians, or assistant surgeons. The average salary of a graduate is around INR 12 LPA [Source: Glassdoor]. A few of the government companies, along with their job designation and salary, is given below:

Top Government Companies

Job Profiles


Administration of Daman & Diu




Medical Officer



Medical Specialist


 Source: MySarkariNaukri

Private Jobs for MD Pediatrics Graduates

Various private companies are offering MD Pediatrics career opportunities for aspirants after completing their degrees. The average salary of a graduate is around INR 12 LPA [Source: Glassdoor]. There are different job designations like:

Top Private Companies

Job Profiles


Thirumalai Mission Hospital

General Pediatrician


New Horizons Child Development Centre

Front Office Executive


The Hans Foundation Hospitals

Consultant Paediatrician



Source: Glassdoor

Job Opportunities Abroad for MD Pediatrics Graduates

Each country uses a different pay structure for the aspirants who have completed their MD Pediatrics degree. It has a high job scope in every country, but since every place demands a different skill set, the job and the offer depend on the student's qualification and scores. Some of the jobs for students with MD Pediatrics include Pediatric Surgeon, Neonatologist, Developmental-Behavioural Pediatrician, Pediatric Cardiologist, Pediatric Endocrinologist, Pediatric Orthopedist, Pediatricians, etc. 

Top Companies

The companies offering the jobs for a MA Sociology Graduate provide a minimum salary of INR80K to 12 LPA for freshers. However, it changes with experience, skills and capabilities to work.

  • AIIMS, Delhi
  • Fortis Healthcare
  • Max Healthcare
  • Apollo
  • Sri Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi
  • Surya Child Care, Mumbai
  • Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore
  • Lotus Children Hospital

Best Countries

Below are the list of top countries offering job opportunities to MD Pediatrics graduate:

  • UK
  • USA
  • Canada
  • Australia

Various Career Designations Abroad for MD Pediatrics Students

Here is the list of versatile job roles that attract MD Pediatrics graduates to work abroad:

  • Pediatric Surgeon
  • Neonatologist
  • Developmental- Behavioural Pediatrician
  • Pediatric Cardiologist
  • Pediatric Endocrinologist
  • Pediatric Orthopedist

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