Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

29-1064 Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Physicians who provide medical care related to pregnancy or childbirth and those who diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases of women, particularly those affecting the reproductive system. May also provide general medical care to women.


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)
21,730 6.1 % $102.20 $212,570 1.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $52.67 $76.71 (5) (5) (5)
Annual Wage (2) $109,550 $159,550 (5) (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 16,730 0.69 $104.20 $216,740
Outpatient Care Centers 880 0.13 $101.25 $210,600
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 210 0.01 $52.46 $109,120
Local Government (OES Designation) 50 0.00 $99.01 $205,940
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 40 0.02 $101.43 $210,970

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 16,730 0.69 $104.20 $216,740
Outpatient Care Centers 880 0.13 $101.25 $210,600
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 40 0.02 $101.43 $210,970
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 210 0.01 $52.46 $109,120
Local Government (OES Designation) 50 0.00 $99.01 $205,940

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Offices of Physicians 16,730 0.69 $104.20 $216,740
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services 40 0.02 $101.43 $210,970
Outpatient Care Centers 880 0.13 $101.25 $210,600
Local Government (OES Designation) 50 (7) $99.01 $205,940
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (8) (8) $95.87 $199,400


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 2,380 0.16 0.99 $93.97 $195,460
New York 2,320 0.27 1.64 $91.35 $190,020
Texas 2,150 0.20 1.20 $103.47 $215,220
Ohio 1,280 0.25 1.52 $98.94 $205,790
Virginia 960 0.27 1.62 $100.90 $209,860




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)
Oregon 600 0.37 2.23 $116.49 $242,300
Vermont 100 0.33 2.02 $90.18 $187,580
Hawaii 190 0.31 1.92 $97.33 $202,450
Nevada 330 0.28 1.73 (8) (8)
Virginia 960 0.27 1.62 $100.90 $209,860




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Wisconsin 190 0.07 0.42 (5) (5)
Pennsylvania 290 0.05 0.31 (5) (5)
Idaho 90 0.15 0.89 (5) (5)
Oklahoma 100 0.06 0.40 $120.68 $251,010
Wyoming 50 0.18 1.09 $119.26 $248,070





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)
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 860 0.31 1.90 $106.05 $220,580
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 780 0.15 0.91 $89.38 $185,910
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 720 0.18 1.11 $83.33 $173,320
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 710 0.30 1.83 $94.35 $196,260
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 400 0.11 0.67 $91.91 $191,180
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 380 0.37 2.23 $117.63 $244,660
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 360 0.16 0.95 $98.43 $204,730
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 310 0.31 1.92 $102.36 $212,900
Columbus, OH 290 0.31 1.91 $106.00 $220,490
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 270 0.24 1.44 $108.97 $226,650




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Sumter, SC 30 0.96 5.85 $114.77 $238,730
Medford, OR 50 0.71 4.33 $104.87 $218,130
Lexington-Fayette, KY 150 0.59 3.61 $118.33 $246,130
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 120 0.49 2.99 $79.17 $164,670
Roanoke, VA 70 0.44 2.66 $95.00 $197,610
Burlington-South Burlington, VT 50 0.43 2.64 $72.03 $149,820
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA 40 0.38 2.32 $92.67 $192,750
Asheville, NC 70 0.38 2.31 $104.45 $217,250
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 380 0.37 2.23 $117.63 $244,660
Jackson, MS 90 0.37 2.25 $113.64 $236,370




Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Manchester, NH 30 0.30 1.85 (5) (5)
Winston-Salem, NC 70 0.35 2.12 (5) (5)
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division (8) (8) (8) (5) (5)
Pittsburgh, PA 40 0.04 0.22 (5) (5)
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL (8) (8) (8) (5) (5)
Oklahoma City, OK 60 0.10 0.64 (5) (5)
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 60 0.08 0.48 (5) (5)
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 80 0.25 1.51 (5) (5)
Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division 60 0.15 0.89 (5) (5)
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 30 0.10 0.64 (5) (5)

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 70 0.42 2.54 $89.04 $185,200
Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area 60 0.59 3.59 (5) (5)
Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area 40 0.44 2.71 $106.20 $220,890
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area 40 0.27 1.64 $116.81 $242,960
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area 40 0.57 3.47 (5) (5)

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area 60 0.59 3.59 (5) (5)
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area 40 0.57 3.47 (5) (5)
Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area 40 0.44 2.71 $106.20 $220,890
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 70 0.42 2.54 $89.04 $185,200
Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area 30 0.30 0.00 $106.27 $221,040

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area 40 0.57 3.47 (5) (5)
Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area 60 0.59 3.59 (5) (5)
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area 40 0.27 1.64 $116.81 $242,960
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area 40 0.24 1.46 $115.90 $241,060
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area 30 0.17 1.02 $115.34 $239,900


About May 2013 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(5) This wage is equal to or greater than $90.00 per hour or $187,199 per year.

(7) The value is less than .005 percent of industry employment.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2013 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2013 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2013 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2013 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2013 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: April 1, 2014