Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
127,430 2.2 % $92.36 $192,120 1.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $31.55 $62.77 $88.65 (5) (5)
Annual Wage (2) $65,630 $130,560 $184,390 (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 81,940 3.27 $96.20 $200,100
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 24,130 0.46 $88.29 $183,650
Outpatient Care Centers 8,390 1.14 $97.53 $202,870
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 4,950 0.17 $43.03 $89,500
Local Government (OES Designation) 1,570 0.03 $87.68 $182,380

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 81,940 3.27 $96.20 $200,100
Outpatient Care Centers 8,390 1.14 $97.53 $202,870
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 24,130 0.46 $88.29 $183,650
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 430 0.18 $96.71 $201,160
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 4,950 0.17 $43.03 $89,500

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Management of Companies and Enterprises (8) (8) $114.25 $237,640
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 300 0.12 $100.88 $209,840
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities 30 0.01 $99.72 $207,420
Outpatient Care Centers 8,390 1.14 $97.53 $202,870
Individual and Family Services 120 0.01 $97.27 $202,320


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 16,400 1.06 1.15 $95.37 $198,380
Florida 10,680 1.35 1.46 $94.76 $197,090
Missouri 7,020 2.59 2.80 $74.75 $155,480
Texas 6,540 0.57 0.61 $95.40 $198,430
Illinois 5,240 0.90 0.97 $91.10 $189,480



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 7,020 2.59 2.80 $74.75 $155,480
Oklahoma 3,850 2.41 2.61 $69.28 $144,100
South Carolina 3,410 1.77 1.91 $97.17 $202,120
Hawaii 930 1.50 1.63 $109.72 $228,220
Alaska 460 1.39 1.51 $113.27 $235,600



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 460 1.39 1.51 $113.27 $235,600
Iowa 1,840 1.21 1.30 $112.79 $234,600
Kansas 1,010 0.74 0.80 $109.90 $228,590
Hawaii 930 1.50 1.63 $109.72 $228,220
Mississippi 910 0.82 0.89 $107.33 $223,250




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 5,660 1.38 1.49 $88.32 $183,710
St. Louis, MO-IL 4,190 3.16 3.42 $63.86 $132,830
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 3,510 0.98 1.06 $87.95 $182,930
Oklahoma City, OK 2,820 4.64 5.02 $60.18 $125,180
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 2,780 1.58 1.71 $101.12 $210,330
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,440 1.30 1.41 $78.47 $163,220
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,130 0.73 0.79 $96.80 $201,340
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 2,100 1.38 1.49 $111.54 $232,010
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 1,930 0.30 0.32 $82.81 $172,250
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 1,900 1.56 1.69 $111.15 $231,190