Neonatologist Statistics By Gender

48.7% of neonatologists are women and 51.3% of neonatologists are men.

  • Male, 51.3%
  • Female, 48.7%

Neonatologists By Gender

GenderPercentages
Male51.3%
Female48.7%

Gender Pay Gap For Neonatologist

Women Earn 76¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$209,668
female-income
Female Income
$159,289

Neonatologist Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the neonatologist position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021

Neonatologist Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
201058.38%41.62%
201156.89%43.11%
201257.74%42.26%
201356.21%43.79%
201455.32%44.68%
201555.55%44.45%
201654.75%45.25%
201752.76%47.24%
201852.40%47.60%
201952.54%47.46%
202050.94%49.06%
202151.28%48.72%

Neonatologist Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, flight surgeon and optometrist, owner have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Staff Nurse Midwife2%98%
Perinatal Nurse3%97%
Therapeutic Dietitian3%97%
Neonatologist51%49%
Radiology Resident75%25%
Optometrist, Owner76%24%
Flight Surgeon82%18%

Neonatologist Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among neonatologists is White, which makes up 65.6% of all neonatologists. Comparatively, there are 19.9% of the Asian ethnicity and 6.4% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

  • White, 65.6%
  • Asian, 19.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 6.4%
  • Unknown, 4.1%
  • Black or African American, 3.8%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.2%

Neonatologist Race

Neonatologist RacePercentages
White65.6%
Asian19.9%
Hispanic or Latino6.4%
Unknown4.1%
Black or African American3.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.2%

Neonatologist Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among neonatologists.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Neonatologist Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201070.58%3.90%18.00%5.55%
201170.62%3.97%17.92%5.40%
201270.69%3.73%17.57%5.93%
201368.78%4.15%18.78%6.15%
201469.87%3.78%18.35%5.89%
201569.99%3.63%18.58%5.96%
201667.95%4.01%19.99%5.63%
201768.57%3.87%19.15%6.06%
201868.70%3.86%18.81%6.14%
201969.05%3.44%19.33%5.78%
202066.60%3.60%19.44%6.32%
202165.62%3.79%19.91%6.43%

Neonatologist Wage Gap By Race

White neonatologists have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american neonatologists have the lowest average salary at $198,575.
$224,000
$219,000
$214,000
$209,000
$204,000
$199,000
$194,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$202,222
White$222,150
Black or African American$198,575
Asian$218,785
Hispanic or Latino$207,609

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Average Age of a Neonatologist

We determined the average age of neonatologists based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Neonatologist Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Unknown4543
White5145
Black or African American5142
Asian4645
Hispanic or Latino5144

Neonatologist Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of neonatologist employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of neonatologists is 40+ years old, which represents 72% of the population.

40+ years

30-40 years

20-30 years


Neonatologist Age

Neonatologist YearsPercentages
40+ years72%
30-40 years26%
20-30 years1%

Types of Neonatologist Degree Levels

The most common degree for neonatologists is doctoral degree 56% of neonatologists earn that degree. A close second is bachelor's degree with 12% and rounding it off is master's degree with 8%.

  • Doctorate, 56%
  • Bachelors, 12%
  • Masters, 8%
  • Other Degrees, 24%

Neonatologists By Education

Neonatologist DegreePercentages
Doctorate56%
Bachelors12%
Masters8%
Other Degrees24%

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Neonatologist Employment Statistics

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire neonatologists.

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Neonatologist Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees9%
50 - 100 employees8%
100 - 500 employees13%
500 - 1,000 employees8%
1,000 - 10,000 employees51%
> 10,000 employees10%

Neonatologist Turnover And Employment Statistics

Neonatologist Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of neonatologists changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Neonatologist Unemployment Rate By Year

YearNeonatologist Unemployment Rate
20100.73%
20110.72%
20120.53%
20130.68%
20140.67%
20150.66%
20160.38%
20170.38%
20180.56%
20190.42%
20200.66%
20210.69%

The Average Number of Years That Neonatologist Stay in a Job

By looking over 52 neonatologists resumes, we figured out that the average neonatologist enjoys staying at their job for 11+ years for a percentage of 26%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Neonatologist Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year10%
1-2 years20%
3-4 years17%
5-7 years19%
8-10 years8%
11+ years26%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Neonatologists with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to neonatologists.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Adolescent Medicine Specialist9.88%13,473
Surgical Physician Assistant11.62%73,380
Neonatologist12.85%-
Peripatologist13.00%10,455
Family Practitioner13.05%50,599
Optometrist, Owner17.57%51,669
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist31.64%189,889

Neonatologist LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Adolescent Medicine Specialist9.88%13,473
Surgical Physician Assistant11.62%73,380
Peripatologist13.00%10,455
Family Practitioner13.05%50,599
Optometrist, Owner17.57%51,669
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist31.64%189,889

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Where Do Neonatologists Earn The Most?

Neonatologists earn the most in North Dakota, where the average neonatologist salary is $192,135. The map here shows where neonatologists earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

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Neonatologist Demographics FAQs

How Many Neonatologist Are There In The Us?

There are over 346 Neonatologists in the United States.

What Percentage Of Neonatologists Are Black?

3.8% of Neonatologists are Black or African American

What Race Are Most Neonatologists?

Most a are White, with 65.6% of Neonatologists belonging to this ethnicity. 19.9% of Neonatologists are Asian, 6.4% of Neonatologists are Hispanic or Latino, 4.1% of Neonatologists are Unknown, 3.8% of Neonatologists are Black or African American, and 0.2% of Neonatologists are American Indian and Alaska Native

Are Neonatologist Jobs Male - Dominated?

Yes, Neonatologist jobs are male - dominated. 51% of Neonatologists are male, and 48% are female, so there are more male Neonatologists than female Neonatologists in the United States.

How Old Is The Average Neonatologist?

The average Neonatologist is 48 years old. 72% of Neonatologists are 40+ years old or older, 26% are between the ages of 30-40 years, and 1% are between 20-30 years old

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