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Highest Paying Cities for General Internists

The top 100 highest paying cities for general internists (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of general internists in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $207,400, Baton Rouge, Louisiana is the highest paying city for general internists. It is followed by Spokane, Washington (average annual salary $206,640). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of general internists in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for General Internists

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$207,400
80
2 Spokane, Washington
$206,640
50
3 Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$205,220
80
4 Fresno, California
$205,080
110
5 Salem, Oregon
$205,010
70
6 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$204,760
1,550
7 Salt Lake City, Utah
$204,550
340
8 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$203,930
260
9 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$202,500
1,310
10 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$199,970
220
11 East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$198,980
30
12 Syracuse, New York
$197,250
60
13 Wilmington, New Jersey
$195,770
70
14 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$195,480
3,020
15 Savannah, Georgia
$194,660
40
16 Roanoke, Virginia
$193,620
130
17 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$191,990
1,210
18 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$190,270
50
19 Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida
$189,360
50
20 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$188,570
230
21 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$187,290
190
22 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$186,870
170
23 Springfield, Massachusetts
$186,590
380
24 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$186,200
120
25 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$185,970
1,120
26 Yuba City, California
$185,270
n/a
27 Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$184,620
40
28 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$184,530
1,590
29 Richmond, Virginia
$184,270
190
30 Tacoma, Washington
$184,030
40
31 Kansas City, Missouri
$183,470
80
32 Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$183,310
60
33 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$182,850
210
34 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$182,490
250
35 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$182,450
40
36 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$182,340
1,640
37 Waterbury, Connecticut
$182,180
30
38 Columbus, Ohio
$181,700
1,100
39 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$181,190
40
40 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$180,990
360
41 Sussex County, Delaware
$179,900
n/a
42 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$179,840
170
43 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$178,200
50
44 East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$177,790
40
45 West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$177,580
30
46 Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, South Carolina
$177,120
90
47 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$177,080
n/a
48 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$176,510
190
49 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$176,390
80
50 Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$176,360
30
51 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$175,990
80
52 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$175,820
90
53 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$175,240
1,370
54 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$174,810
110
55 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$174,260
680
56 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$174,060
60
57 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$173,990
450
58 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$173,570
140
59 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$173,340
n/a
60 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$173,200
1,910
61 Toledo, Ohio
$172,310
180
62 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$172,300
40
63 Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$172,140
30
64 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$171,460
110
65 Worcester, Massachusetts
$170,550
n/a
66 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$170,080
760
67 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$167,310
270
68 Danbury, Connecticut
$167,230
70
69 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$166,740
500
70 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$166,650
90
71 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$165,830
130
72 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$165,760
200
73 Dayton, Ohio
$165,490
140
74 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$164,600
470
75 Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina
$162,730
40
76 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$160,490
1,220
77 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$160,000
40
78 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$158,340
620
79 Camden, New Jersey
$158,150
90
80 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$157,790
300
81 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$156,920
120
82 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas
$156,780
180
83 Akron, Ohio
$153,510
140
84 Canton-Massillon, Ohio
$152,490
60
85 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$150,380
950
86 Montgomery, Alabama
$149,110
n/a
87 Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$147,570
50
88 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$147,370
150
89 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$146,940
930
90 Gainesville, Georgia
$145,270
n/a
91 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$144,660
510
92 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$144,420
n/a
93 Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$144,290
40
94 Naples-Marco Island, Florida
$143,320
150
95 Mobile, Alabama
$142,550
70
96 West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$141,500
30
97 Dalton, Georgia
$140,040
n/a
98 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$139,020
270
99 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$138,940
590
100 South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$135,580
140
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