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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

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 Family Medicine Physicians
Industry profile for Family Medicine Physicians
Geographic profile for Family Medicine Physicians

National estimates for Family Medicine Physicians:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Family Medicine Physicians:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
102,930 3.3 % $ 113.43 $ 235,930 1.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for Family Medicine Physicians:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 30.57 $ 69.15 (5) (5) (5)
Annual Wage (2) $ 63,580 $ 143,830 (5) (5) (5)


Industry profile for Family Medicine Physicians:

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Family Medicine Physicians:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Offices of Physicians 70,790 2.63 $ 117.51 $ 244,420
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 19,360 0.35 $ 100.50 $ 209,050
Outpatient Care Centers 6,520 0.66 $ 119.42 $ 248,390
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 1,090 0.02 $ 116.93 $ 243,220
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 1,050 0.05 $ 115.15 $ 239,510

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Family Medicine Physicians:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Offices of Physicians 70,790 2.63 $ 117.51 $ 244,420
Outpatient Care Centers 6,520 0.66 $ 119.42 $ 248,390
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 19,360 0.35 $ 100.50 $ 209,050
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 210 0.09 $ 102.96 $ 214,150
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 810 0.08 $ 77.57 $ 161,350

Top paying industries for Family Medicine Physicians:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 30 0.02 $ 154.60 $ 321,560
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 70 0.02 $ 150.62 $ 313,290
Management of Companies and Enterprises 370 0.01 $ 125.50 $ 261,050
Individual and Family Services (8) (8) $ 121.90 $ 253,550
Outpatient Care Centers 6,520 0.66 $ 119.42 $ 248,390


Geographic profile for Family Medicine Physicians:

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



Map of employment of family medicine physicians by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in Family Medicine Physicians:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 14,230 0.86 1.18 $ 125.61 $ 261,260
Pennsylvania 8,420 1.51 2.07 $ 104.87 $ 218,130
Florida 7,160 0.83 1.14 $ 106.26 $ 221,020
Texas 6,860 0.56 0.77 $ 106.06 $ 220,590
Missouri 5,180 1.90 2.60 $ 97.95 $ 203,740


Map of location quotient of family medicine physicians by state, May 2021


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Family Medicine Physicians:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 610 2.06 2.82 $ 142.85 $ 297,130
Missouri 5,180 1.90 2.60 $ 97.95 $ 203,740
Nebraska 1,470 1.53 2.10 $ 113.88 $ 236,870
Pennsylvania 8,420 1.51 2.07 $ 104.87 $ 218,130
Oklahoma 2,180 1.40 1.91 $ 110.46 $ 229,750


Map of annual mean wages of family medicine physicians by state, May 2021


Top paying states for Family Medicine Physicians:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Idaho 730 0.96 1.31 $ 147.10 $ 305,960
Alaska 610 2.06 2.82 $ 142.85 $ 297,130
New Hampshire 840 1.33 1.82 $ 141.75 $ 294,830
Wyoming 190 0.73 1.00 $ 135.84 $ 282,550
North Dakota 190 0.48 0.65 $ 131.26 $ 273,010



Map of employment of family medicine physicians by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Family Medicine Physicians:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 3,860 1.45 1.99 $ 108.34 $ 225,340
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 3,130 0.36 0.49 $ 106.08 $ 220,640
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 3,080 0.54 0.74 $ 125.54 $ 261,120
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2,660 0.74 1.02 $ 108.69 $ 226,070
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 2,430 1.08 1.48 $ 132.32 $ 275,220
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 2,420 0.99 1.35 $ 88.70 $ 184,500
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 2,330 0.90 1.23 $ 129.44 $ 269,230
St. Louis, MO-IL 2,290 1.79 2.45 $ 91.93 $ 191,210
Pittsburgh, PA 2,040 1.96 2.68 $ 86.30 $ 179,510
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 2,010 0.48 0.65 $ 121.39 $ 252,490


Map of location quotient of family medicine physicians by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Family Medicine Physicians:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Grand Junction, CO 250 4.01 5.49 $ 120.73 $ 251,110
Pocatello, ID 110 3.15 4.31 $ 101.56 $ 211,240
Akron, OH 930 3.03 4.14 $ 95.34 $ 198,310
Pueblo, CO 160 2.66 3.64 $ 83.88 $ 174,460
Lynchburg, VA 220 2.33 3.18 $ 98.17 $ 204,190
Salinas, CA 390 2.32 3.17 $ 156.25 $ 324,990
Dover-Durham, NH-ME 110 2.16 2.96 $ 137.74 $ 286,490
Rome, GA 80 2.12 2.90 $ 71.04 $ 147,770
Roanoke, VA 300 2.10 2.87 $ 96.30 $ 200,310
Anchorage, AK 330 2.04 2.80 $ 135.86 $ 282,580