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Highest Paying States for General Internists

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $207,370, Florida is the highest paying state for general internists. It is followed by South Carolina (average annual salary $205,240). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of general internists in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for General Internists

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Florida
$207,370
$91,240 1,740
2 South Carolina
$205,240
$68,150 740
3 Ohio
$204,370
$58,190 2,860
4 Montana
$203,910
$147,850 40
5 Arizona
$202,590
$58,510 610
6 Oregon
$201,080
$154,360 240
7 New Jersey
$201,050
$126,730 1,310
8 Nebraska
$198,080
$77,750 130
9 Kentucky
$197,850
$117,920 580
10 North Dakota
$194,460
$54,750 80
11 Maine
$194,390
$100,030 110
12 Colorado
$192,210
$129,370 520
13 California
$191,880
$65,450 3,400
14 Iowa
$191,070
$69,300 120
15 Maryland
$188,200
$107,180 1,070
16 Kansas
$186,860
$88,070 280
17 Massachusetts
$185,820
$133,140 2,590
18 Washington
$184,480
$163,310 310
19 Virginia
$184,010
$106,240 1,060
20 Oklahoma
$182,420
$73,230 370
21 Tennessee
$182,150
$118,740 500
22 Hawaii
$181,660
$114,830 220
23 Vermont
$181,620
$125,040 150
24 Connecticut
$180,680
$163,870 660
25 New Hampshire
$179,220
$176,250 170
26 Rhode Island
$176,310
$118,380 200
27 Illinois
$176,120
$59,910 1,980
28 New Mexico
$169,070
$154,380 170
29 Pennsylvania
$168,660
$58,860 640
30 New York
$166,640
$57,060 2,240
31 Delaware
$161,940
$90,960 100
32 Utah
$153,180
$146,460 350
33 Nevada
$150,740
$28,280 170
34 Texas
$125,830
$56,640 4,960
35 Michigan
$97,560
$45,890 4,860
36 District of Columbia
$70,900
$51,720 1,160
37 Puerto Rico
$70,080
$32,800 780

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

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