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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

29-1215 Family Medicine Physicians

Diagnose, treat, and provide preventive care to individuals and families across the lifespan. May refer patients to specialists when needed for further diagnosis or treatment. Excludes “General Internal Medicine Physicians” (29-1216) and “Pediatricians, General” (29-1221).


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)
109,370 2.1 % $102.53 $213,270 1.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $41.15 $70.69 $98.84 (5) (5)
Annual Wage (2) $85,590 $147,030 $205,590 (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 73,540 2.78 $104.13 $216,600
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 19,840 0.36 $98.22 $204,310
Outpatient Care Centers 7,570 0.79 $107.02 $222,590
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,160 0.07 $77.92 $162,080
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 1,310 0.02 $101.86 $211,870

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 73,540 2.78 $104.13 $216,600
Outpatient Care Centers 7,570 0.79 $107.02 $222,590
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 19,840 0.36 $98.22 $204,310
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 470 0.19 $107.08 $222,730
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 180 0.07 $96.47 $200,660

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Insurance Carriers 40 (7) $120.06 $249,720
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities 40 0.01 $116.61 $242,540
Management of Companies and Enterprises 440 0.02 $109.88 $228,550
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 1,070 0.05 $107.14 $222,850
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 470 0.19 $107.08 $222,730


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)
Florida 11,830 1.34 1.81 $104.75 $217,870
California 11,050 0.64 0.85 $97.75 $203,320
Texas 8,380 0.67 0.90 $107.17 $222,900
Illinois 7,400 1.23 1.65 $102.07 $212,310
Missouri 5,870 2.08 2.80 $100.96 $209,990




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)
Missouri 5,870 2.08 2.80 $100.96 $209,990
Vermont 450 1.48 1.99 $98.22 $204,300
Oklahoma 2,340 1.45 1.95 $104.58 $217,520
Arizona 4,110 1.44 1.93 $106.84 $222,230
Florida 11,830 1.34 1.81 $104.75 $217,870




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Hampshire 800 1.21 1.62 $126.26 $262,620
Alaska 400 1.26 1.69 $122.25 $254,270
Wisconsin 1,200 0.42 0.56 $121.02 $251,710
Washington 1,170 0.35 0.47 $114.50 $238,150
Rhode Island (8) (8) (8) $114.23 $237,600





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)
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 5,690 1.22 1.63 $98.72 $205,330
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 3,820 0.40 0.53 $95.57 $198,780
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 3,020 1.42 1.91 $110.25 $229,320
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 2,920 1.10 1.48 $100.82 $209,710
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 2,880 0.46 0.62 $73.10 $152,040
St. Louis, MO-IL 2,680 1.96 2.63 $86.18 $179,260
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2,410 0.66 0.88 $102.59 $213,390
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2,300 0.72 0.97 $95.62 $198,890
Jacksonville, FL 2,140 3.04 4.09 $102.20 $212,580
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,990 0.69 0.93 $97.96 $203,760