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Highest Paying States for Family and General Practitioners

The highest paying states for family and general practitioners (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 family and general practitioners in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $205,690, Louisiana is the highest paying state for family and general practitioners. It is followed by South Dakota (average annual salary $205,530). 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 family and general practitioners in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Family and General Practitioners

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Louisiana
$205,690
$115,060 1,190
2 South Dakota
$205,530
$120,160 430
3 Arkansas
$205,320
$95,380 1,360
4 Hawaii
$204,700
$74,840 440
5 Colorado
$204,510
$95,260 3,810
6 North Dakota
$203,660
$67,020 340
7 Georgia
$202,510
$77,560 3,670
8 Utah
$200,880
$95,300 1,660
9 Massachusetts
$197,940
$105,890 3,020
10 Pennsylvania
$197,860
$113,000 4,510
11 Kentucky
$194,890
$124,050 1,340
12 Texas
$193,950
$77,430 6,450
13 Florida
$192,960
$73,090 10,030
14 California
$189,620
$59,630 14,360
15 Wyoming
$189,040
$76,280 260
16 Minnesota
$188,410
$122,520 2,900
17 North Carolina
$188,230
$108,620 3,450
18 Ohio
$188,080
$105,920 4,180
19 Montana
$187,000
$72,560 400
20 West Virginia
$184,760
$68,940 90
21 Tennessee
$184,680
$88,800 1,270
22 New Hampshire
$184,540
$148,940 770
23 Mississippi
$183,410
$117,580 800
24 Illinois
$182,150
$69,080 6,530
25 Washington
$182,140
$87,750 1,620
26 Virginia
$180,440
$83,960 4,260
27 South Carolina
$180,350
$98,100 3,210
28 Wisconsin
$180,290
$108,190 3,020
29 District of Columbia
$180,060
$90,810 720
30 Connecticut
$179,660
$67,530 1,190
31 Oregon
$178,640
$113,910 1,000
32 Alabama
$178,620
$81,000 590
33 Delaware
$178,290
$95,410 530
34 Nevada
$178,130
$87,370 830
35 Vermont
$177,520
$118,750 310
36 Indiana
$177,090
$83,700 2,140
37 Maryland
$173,620
$76,870 2,460
38 Michigan
$172,560
$50,730 4,520
39 Maine
$172,020
$124,640 610
40 Idaho
$171,910
$54,200 810
41 Missouri
$170,600
$53,340 5,030
42 New York
$167,410
$74,680 2,110
43 New Mexico
$157,030
$92,170 810
44 New Jersey
$155,470
$113,070 2,130
45 Guam
$151,710
$71,140 50
46 Rhode Island
$149,640
$99,060 210
47 Arizona
$146,080
$84,290 2,860
48 Oklahoma
$136,980
$51,470 4,060
49 Puerto Rico
$75,920
$44,090 730

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of family and general practitioners in those states is not available at this time.

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