Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

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)
126,440 2.0 % $100.27 $208,560 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $35.21 $66.39 $95.55 (5) (5)
Annual Wage (2) $73,240 $138,100 $198,740 (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 83,320 3.27 $102.73 $213,670
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 22,620 0.41 $97.66 $203,140
Outpatient Care Centers 9,440 1.07 $102.84 $213,900
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 3,820 0.13 $57.35 $119,280
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 1,510 0.03 $98.21 $204,280

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 83,320 3.27 $102.73 $213,670
Outpatient Care Centers 9,440 1.07 $102.84 $213,900
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 22,620 0.41 $97.66 $203,140
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 560 0.24 $95.97 $199,620
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 3,820 0.13 $57.35 $119,280

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 190 0.07 $112.63 $234,270
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 90 0.03 $112.48 $233,950
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities 50 0.01 $112.11 $233,200
Management of Companies and Enterprises 150 0.01 $111.78 $232,510
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 90 0.01 $106.36 $221,220


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)
California 13,950 0.84 0.94 $94.32 $196,180
Florida 12,710 1.51 1.70 $103.51 $215,300
Illinois 9,160 1.54 1.74 $105.91 $220,290
Texas 7,910 0.67 0.75 $98.39 $204,660
Missouri 5,280 1.89 2.14 $83.14 $172,940




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 5,280 1.89 2.14 $83.14 $172,940
Nebraska 1,680 1.73 1.95 $109.15 $227,020
Illinois 9,160 1.54 1.74 $105.91 $220,290
Idaho 1,060 1.54 1.73 $106.03 $220,550
Florida 12,710 1.51 1.70 $103.51 $215,300




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 910 1.41 1.58 $124.36 $258,670
Wisconsin 2,420 0.86 0.96 $116.51 $242,340
Iowa 1,840 1.20 1.35 $116.23 $241,760
South Carolina 2,670 1.33 1.50 $112.70 $234,420
Washington 1,200 0.38 0.42 $110.73 $230,330



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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-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 6,200 1.69 1.91 $101.36 $210,820
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,440 1.00 1.13 $86.25 $179,400
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,760 0.94 1.06 $102.55 $213,300
St. Louis, MO-IL 2,570 1.89 2.13 $68.11 $141,670
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 2,500 1.36 1.53 $104.78 $217,940
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,330 1.18 1.33 $96.32 $200,340
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,880 0.72 0.81 $97.17 $202,100
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 1,850 1.44 1.63 $108.25 $225,160
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 1,750 0.69 0.78 $82.65 $171,900
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,740 0.90 1.01 $103.07 $214,390


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

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Columbia, MO 480 5.19 5.85 $115.06 $239,320
Punta Gorda, FL 170 3.60 4.06 $93.56 $194,600
Coeur d'Alene, ID 190 3.20 3.60 $128.54 $267,370
Staunton-Waynesboro, VA 150 3.17 3.57 $114.01 $237,130
New Bedford, MA 200 3.05 3.44 $130.36 $271,140
Sumter, SC 110 3.01 3.39 $124.85 $259,690
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 630 2.87 3.23 $60.19 $125,190
Florence, SC 240 2.85 3.21 $118.12 $245,680
Ames, IA 130 2.85 3.22 $132.48 $275,550
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 560 2.72 3.06 $108.50 $225,690