Family and General Practitioners Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for family and general practitioners in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of family and general practitioners among California metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Family and General Practitioners in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$59,630
25th Percentile Wage
$131,990
50th Percentile Wage
$189,620
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for family and general practitioners in California in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $189,620. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $131,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $59,630.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28.67
25th Percentile Wage
$63.46
50th Percentile Wage
$91.16
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for family and general practitioners in California in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $91.16. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $63.46. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28.67.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of family and general practitioners from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
2016189,6202.42%9.21%
2013185,0406.96%-
2012172,160--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Family and General Practitioners in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of family and general practitioners in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of family and general practitioners in state of California ranges from $142,120 to $198,560. The highest paying area for family and general practitioners in California is Modesto with a median annual salary of $198,560. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Bakersfield-Delano (mean annual salary $197,390). The lowest paying area is Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura with a median annual salary of $142,120.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Modesto
$198,560
Bakersfield-Delano
$197,390
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$196,750
Stockton
$196,650
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$193,260
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$192,750
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$191,370
Redding
$188,240
Salinas
$186,030
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$185,960
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$183,100
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$182,470
Madera-Chowchilla
$180,000
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$179,130
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$174,250
Napa
$169,870
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$169,730
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$167,880
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$164,610
Vallejo-Fairfield
$161,320
Fresno
$160,660
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$160,640
Merced
$157,440
North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$150,740
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$150,540
Visalia-Porterville
$146,270
Chico
$146,070
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$144,700
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$142,120


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