Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
122,970 2.0 % $96.54 $200,810 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $33.60 $64.22 $91.58 (5) (5)
Annual Wage (2) $69,890 $133,580 $190,490 (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 78,410 3.12 $100.29 $208,600
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 23,680 0.44 $94.31 $196,170
Outpatient Care Centers 8,170 0.98 $99.62 $207,220
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 4,800 0.16 $41.85 $87,040
Local Government (OES Designation) 1,580 0.03 $95.61 $198,870

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 78,410 3.12 $100.29 $208,600
Outpatient Care Centers 8,170 0.98 $99.62 $207,220
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 23,680 0.44 $94.31 $196,170
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 530 0.22 $94.64 $196,860
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 4,800 0.16 $41.85 $87,040

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services (8) (8) $126.50 $263,130
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 130 0.05 $123.86 $257,640
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities 40 0.01 $121.35 $252,400
Management of Companies and Enterprises 320 0.01 $114.50 $238,150
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 230 0.09 $112.15 $233,280


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 14,360 0.90 1.03 $95.20 $198,010
Florida 10,030 1.22 1.39 $97.79 $203,410
Illinois 6,530 1.11 1.26 $105.43 $219,280
Texas 6,450 0.55 0.63 $97.77 $203,370
Missouri 5,030 1.82 2.08 $81.95 $170,460




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)
Oklahoma 4,060 2.56 2.92 $74.72 $155,420
Alaska 610 1.87 2.14 $111.81 $232,560
Missouri 5,030 1.82 2.08 $81.95 $170,460
South Carolina 3,210 1.62 1.85 $108.39 $225,440
Colorado 3,810 1.52 1.74 $104.44 $217,230




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Iowa 1,830 1.19 1.36 $117.10 $243,580
New Hampshire 770 1.19 1.36 $113.86 $236,830
Alaska 610 1.87 2.14 $111.81 $232,560
Wisconsin 3,020 1.08 1.23 $110.53 $229,900
Mississippi 800 0.72 0.82 $108.96 $226,640





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)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 5,010 1.19 1.35 $86.76 $180,460
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 4,460 1.23 1.40 $102.80 $213,830
Oklahoma City, OK 2,750 4.53 5.17 $58.98 $122,680
St. Louis, MO-IL 2,610 1.94 2.22 $73.90 $153,710
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,130 0.73 0.83 $104.89 $218,170
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,100 1.09 1.24 $78.73 $163,770
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,090 1.10 1.25 $94.83 $197,240
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 2,070 1.15 1.31 $98.41 $204,690
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 2,040 0.82 0.94 $87.91 $182,840
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 1,900 1.34 1.53 $113.05 $235,140