Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

29-1069 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

All physicians and surgeons not listed separately.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
308,410 1.5 % $88.86 $184,820 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $26.63 $52.78 (5) (5) (5)
Annual Wage (2) $55,390 $109,790 (5) (5) (5)


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Offices of Physicians 146,070 6.15 $103.68 $215,650
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 87,240 1.67 $67.34 $140,060
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 30,240 1.48 $90.17 $187,560
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 14,020 0.48 $54.44 $113,230
Outpatient Care Centers 9,790 1.53 $103.00 $214,240

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Offices of Physicians 146,070 6.15 $103.68 $215,650
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 5,630 2.39 $109.95 $228,700
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 87,240 1.67 $67.34 $140,060
Outpatient Care Centers 9,790 1.53 $103.00 $214,240
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 30,240 1.48 $90.17 $187,560

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Offices of Dentists 170 0.02 $117.23 $243,830
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 5,630 2.39 $109.95 $228,700
Management of Companies and Enterprises 640 0.03 $105.27 $218,960
Offices of Physicians 146,070 6.15 $103.68 $215,650
Outpatient Care Centers 9,790 1.53 $103.00 $214,240


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 40,220 4.71 1.99 $79.21 $164,750
California 25,610 1.79 0.76 $87.78 $182,580
Texas 16,260 1.54 0.65 $91.58 $190,490
Florida 16,250 2.23 0.94 $96.72 $201,170
Illinois 16,070 2.85 1.20 $78.39 $163,050




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rhode Island 2,420 5.35 2.26 $82.29 $171,160
New York 40,220 4.71 1.99 $79.21 $164,750
Maryland 11,670 4.65 1.96 $81.77 $170,080
District of Columbia 2,840 4.34 1.84 $64.47 $134,100
Vermont 1,140 3.89 1.64 $79.61 $165,600




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Mississippi 800 0.74 0.31 $113.69 $236,470
Minnesota 2,770 1.05 0.44 $113.33 $235,730
Maine 1,900 3.26 1.38 $113.28 $235,620
South Dakota 490 1.23 0.52 $113.09 $235,230
New Hampshire 1,540 2.51 1.06 $108.15 $224,940





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 26,080 5.06 2.14 $73.84 $153,590
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 12,140 3.33 1.41 $72.56 $150,910
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 7,740 2.00 0.84 $94.73 $197,030
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 6,210 2.75 1.16 $97.02 $201,790
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division 6,110 5.00 2.11 $97.38 $202,560
Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division 5,910 10.56 4.46 $78.24 $162,740
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 5,750 3.36 1.42 $62.33 $129,640
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 5,170 2.21 0.93 $81.05 $168,590
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 4,740 2.26 0.95 $93.73 $194,950
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 4,470 2.45 1.04 $86.67 $180,270