Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

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)
120,860 1.9 % $88.43 $183,940 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $36.81 $62.87 $84.87 (5) (5)
Annual Wage (2) $76,560 $130,780 $176,530 (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 82,360 3.40 $91.25 $189,800
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 20,980 0.40 $81.38 $169,270
Outpatient Care Centers 6,180 0.92 $91.16 $189,610
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 2,660 0.09 $61.63 $128,190
Local Government (OES Designation) 1,640 0.03 $80.04 $166,470

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 82,360 3.40 $91.25 $189,800
Outpatient Care Centers 6,180 0.92 $91.16 $189,610
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 20,980 0.40 $81.38 $169,270
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 460 0.20 $79.00 $164,310
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 280 0.11 $116.90 $243,160

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 280 0.11 $116.90 $243,160
Management of Companies and Enterprises 370 0.02 $102.54 $213,290
Employment Services (8) (8) $97.16 $202,090
Offices of Physicians 82,360 3.40 $91.25 $189,800
Outpatient Care Centers 6,180 0.92 $91.16 $189,610


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 15,750 1.07 1.17 $93.64 $194,780
Florida 10,670 1.43 1.57 $89.61 $186,380
Pennsylvania 6,920 1.23 1.35 $90.13 $187,470
Missouri 6,660 2.52 2.77 $63.65 $132,390
Texas 5,800 0.53 0.58 $90.16 $187,530




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 6,660 2.52 2.77 $63.65 $132,390
Hawaii 1,190 1.98 2.17 $106.98 $222,510
South Carolina 3,220 1.77 1.94 $86.08 $179,050
Florida 10,670 1.43 1.57 $89.61 $186,380
North Dakota 590 1.40 1.53 $85.52 $177,880




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hawaii 1,190 1.98 2.17 $106.98 $222,510
Nebraska 1,160 1.25 1.37 $104.73 $217,840
Kansas 1,180 0.88 0.97 $103.80 $215,900
Iowa 1,700 1.14 1.25 $102.19 $212,550
Arkansas 1,590 1.38 1.52 $101.25 $210,600





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)
St. Louis, MO-IL 3,650 2.82 3.10 $52.29 $108,770
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 3,000 1.63 1.79 $97.24 $202,250
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 2,520 0.68 0.75 $80.47 $167,380
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 2,450 1.04 1.14 $79.04 $164,410
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 1,920 1.10 1.20 $99.56 $207,090
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 1,840 1.66 1.82 $86.45 $179,810
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,600 0.89 0.98 $88.25 $183,550
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1,530 0.56 0.61 $92.80 $193,020
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division 1,480 1.48 1.62 $96.89 $201,530
Kansas City, MO-KS 1,470 1.49 1.64 $82.90 $172,430