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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

29-1228 Physicians, All Other; and Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric

This occupation includes the 2018 SOC occupations 29-1212 Cardiologists; 29-1213 Dermatologists; 29-1214 Emergency Medicine Physicians; 29-1217 Neurologists; 29-1222 Physicians, Pathologists; 29-1224 Radiologists; 29-1229 Physicians, All Other; and 12-1241 Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric; and the 2010 SOC occupation 29-1069 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other.


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)
390,680 1.4 % $97.81 $203,450 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $29.29 $53.95 $99.28 (5) (5)
Annual Wage (2) $60,910 $112,210 $206,500 (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 188,090 7.10 $114.22 $237,570
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 113,750 2.04 $84.57 $175,910
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 34,890 1.74 $65.05 $135,290
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 15,760 0.51 $57.39 $119,360
Outpatient Care Centers 10,140 1.06 $110.60 $230,060

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 188,090 7.10 $114.22 $237,570
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 6,910 2.61 $90.23 $187,670
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 6,130 2.21 $122.46 $254,710
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 113,750 2.04 $84.57 $175,910
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 34,890 1.74 $65.05 $135,290

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services (8) (8) (5) (5)
Offices of Dentists 110 0.01 $125.57 $261,180
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities (8) (8) $123.41 $256,700
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 6,130 2.21 $122.46 $254,710
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing (8) (8) $120.39 $250,410


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)
New York 38,380 4.03 1.52 $86.11 $179,110
California 32,070 1.85 0.69 $101.03 $210,140
Florida 27,380 3.11 1.17 $102.30 $212,780
Texas 23,490 1.89 0.71 $96.44 $200,590
Pennsylvania 22,160 3.75 1.41 $95.55 $198,750




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)
Rhode Island 2,810 5.81 2.18 $98.60 $205,090
Massachusetts 16,510 4.56 1.71 $89.44 $186,040
New Jersey 16,650 4.07 1.53 $99.73 $207,440
New York 38,380 4.03 1.52 $86.11 $179,110
Maryland 10,680 3.96 1.49 $92.16 $191,690




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 710 2.22 0.84 $124.30 $258,550
New Hampshire 1,220 1.84 0.69 $123.66 $257,220
Maine 2,200 3.60 1.35 $121.12 $251,930
Montana 1,170 2.50 0.94 $119.10 $247,720
Wisconsin 8,280 2.88 1.08 $118.30 $246,060





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)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 41,540 4.30 1.62 $88.03 $183,100
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 14,240 5.09 1.91 $87.00 $180,950
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 11,640 4.05 1.52 $106.93 $222,420
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 9,710 1.56 0.58 $106.93 $222,410
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 9,250 2.91 1.09 $89.51 $186,180
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 9,000 1.92 0.72 $87.57 $182,150
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 8,810 4.45 1.67 $66.21 $137,710
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 8,690 3.29 1.24 $93.33 $194,130
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 7,930 2.17 0.82 $95.61 $198,870
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 6,410 2.10 0.79 $89.21 $185,560