Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
124,810 2.1 % $89.58 $186,320 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $34.71 $63.27 $86.63 (5) (5)
Annual Wage (2) $72,190 $131,600 $180,180 (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 82,980 3.38 $92.87 $193,170
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 22,730 0.43 $84.96 $176,720
Outpatient Care Centers 6,850 0.98 $93.32 $194,110
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 4,020 0.14 $47.74 $99,300
Local Government (OES Designation) 1,690 0.03 $81.27 $169,030

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 82,980 3.38 $92.87 $193,170
Outpatient Care Centers 6,850 0.98 $93.32 $194,110
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 22,730 0.43 $84.96 $176,720
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 380 0.17 $78.66 $163,600
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 4,020 0.14 $47.74 $99,300

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 180 0.07 $110.60 $230,050
Management of Companies and Enterprises 560 0.03 $107.39 $223,380
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities 40 0.01 $102.01 $212,190
Employment Services (8) (8) $98.91 $205,720
Outpatient Care Centers 6,850 0.98 $93.32 $194,110


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 17,320 1.15 1.24 $95.27 $198,160
Florida 10,890 1.42 1.54 $93.29 $194,040
Missouri 6,650 2.49 2.69 $71.84 $149,430
Pennsylvania 6,510 1.15 1.25 $91.57 $190,470
Texas 6,050 0.54 0.58 $94.41 $196,380



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 6,650 2.49 2.69 $71.84 $149,430
Oklahoma 3,460 2.20 2.38 $65.86 $136,990
South Carolina 3,650 1.95 2.11 $88.88 $184,860
Hawaii 1,000 1.63 1.76 $111.11 $231,110
Alaska 510 1.56 1.69 $109.78 $228,340



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hawaii 1,000 1.63 1.76 $111.11 $231,110
Alaska 510 1.56 1.69 $109.78 $228,340
Georgia 1,710 0.43 0.46 $107.55 $223,710
Nebraska 1,120 1.19 1.28 $106.96 $222,480
Kansas 1,140 0.84 0.91 $106.77 $222,090




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 5,230 1.29 1.40 $96.82 $201,390
St. Louis, MO-IL 3,790 2.90 3.14 $59.84 $124,460
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 2,900 1.56 1.68 $97.43 $202,640
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 2,560 1.08 1.17 $88.05 $183,140
Oklahoma City, OK 2,410 4.00 4.33 $54.56 $113,490
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 2,260 1.26 1.36 $101.21 $210,530
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 2,140 1.17 1.27 $79.73 $165,840
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 2,100 1.41 1.53 $98.18 $204,210
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 1,940 0.52 0.56 $69.77 $145,130
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 1,880 1.59 1.72 $98.71 $205,320