Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

29-1062 Family and General Practitioners

Physicians who diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases and injuries that commonly occur in the general population. May refer patients to specialists when needed for further diagnosis or treatment.


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)
114,130 1.9 % $101.82 $211,780 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $38.27 $68.73 $96.68 (5) (5)
Annual Wage (2) $79,600 $142,960 $201,100 (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 76,480 2.95 $103.28 $214,820
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 20,470 0.37 $99.25 $206,440
Outpatient Care Centers 7,540 0.82 $105.51 $219,460
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,650 0.09 $71.64 $149,020
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 1,390 0.06 $102.35 $212,880

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 76,480 2.95 $103.28 $214,820
Outpatient Care Centers 7,540 0.82 $105.51 $219,460
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 20,470 0.37 $99.25 $206,440
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 600 0.25 $100.45 $208,930
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,650 0.09 $71.64 $149,020

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities 70 0.01 $119.80 $249,180
Management of Companies and Enterprises 240 0.01 $116.04 $241,360
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 110 0.01 $109.08 $226,890
Outpatient Care Centers 7,540 0.82 $105.51 $219,460
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 160 0.05 $104.99 $218,370


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 12,870 1.50 1.90 $103.85 $216,020
California 11,970 0.70 0.89 $95.12 $197,860
Texas 8,200 0.68 0.86 $102.70 $213,620
Illinois 7,970 1.33 1.69 $102.57 $213,340
Virginia 4,990 1.30 1.65 $96.69 $201,120




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)
Vermont 580 1.89 2.40 $105.58 $219,620
Missouri 4,820 1.72 2.18 $91.88 $191,110
Oklahoma 2,700 1.69 2.14 $108.24 $225,140
Nebraska 1,570 1.61 2.04 $114.10 $237,320
Alaska 480 1.52 1.93 $109.49 $227,730




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 970 1.49 1.89 $127.15 $264,470
Wisconsin (8) (8) (8) $119.76 $249,110
Iowa 1,760 1.14 1.44 $118.59 $246,670
Nebraska 1,570 1.61 2.04 $114.10 $237,320
South Carolina 2,710 1.31 1.67 $113.36 $235,790





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 6,070 1.31 1.66 $98.43 $204,730
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 4,000 0.65 0.83 $77.37 $160,930
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 3,180 1.23 1.56 $101.36 $210,820
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 2,630 0.28 0.35 $100.95 $209,970
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2,600 0.83 1.05 $89.24 $185,610
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 2,480 0.90 1.14 $106.65 $221,830
St. Louis, MO-IL 2,340 1.71 2.17 $75.00 $156,000
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,280 0.80 1.01 $100.43 $208,900
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,240 0.75 0.95 $104.88 $218,160
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,190 1.07 1.35 $102.51 $213,220


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