Pediatricians work in hospitals and they work with children 18 years of age or younger. They need a couple of personal qualities that may include dependability, integrity, they have to pay attention to detail, and they have to have concern for others.
They also need a couple skills and personal qualities that may include
- Listening to others
- not interrupting
- noticing problems
- figuring out the best ways to solve the problems
- Attention to detail
- Concern for others
The length of education that you might need is 4-8 years for a masters degree or a PHD. You might also need some certifications, that include medical license and general pediatrics. The average salary of a pediatrician is a whopping $170,000 per year.
There are a couple places/people that I could visit if I wanted info about being a pediatrician some of those include friends or family in the field, my pediatrician, or a local pediatrician. If I wanted to learn about being a pediatrician, I could read medical magazines or I could volunteer at a local hospital.