Psychiatry jobs in Buffalo typically have as a stipulation Psychiatry board certification (or eligibility) and an active New York medical license. Doing a Psychiatry residency or fellowship in New York is beneficial because it implies the physician is aware of NY licensure requirements.
Psychiatry salaries for the east region of the U.S., including Buffalo, NY, average around $188,682. By comparison the U.S. average Psychiatry salary is $208,462, meaning Psychiatry jobs in Buffalo pay about 90.5% of the national average.
Thanks to unusual insurance and liability laws of New York, care should be taken to address issues like insurance premiums.
More generally, the effect of the healthcare reform bill on reimbursement rates for Psychiatry practices is not yet obvious.