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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 $205,240, South Carolina is the highest paying state for general internists. It is followed by Ohio (average annual salary $204,370). 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 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 South Carolina
$205,240
$61,480 1,030
2 Ohio
$204,370
$57,270 2,810
3 Montana
$203,910
$117,620 50
4 Florida
$202,890
$105,710 2,320
5 Arizona
$202,590
$61,040 310
6 California
$200,860
$78,110 3,650
7 New Jersey
$199,590
$128,440 1,550
8 Nebraska
$198,080
$86,450 120
9 Colorado
$197,290
$136,900 520
10 Kansas
$197,130
$95,370 280
11 Oregon
$195,560
$147,880 370
12 Rhode Island
$194,640
$89,740 200
13 Kentucky
$194,070
$115,990 530
14 Maryland
$189,560
$112,090 1,050
15 Maine
$188,110
$111,690 160
16 New York
$185,990
$56,590 2,180
17 Massachusetts
$185,820
$122,550 2,280
18 Iowa
$184,830
$112,600 60
19 Washington
$184,480
$137,310 360
20 Virginia
$184,010
$106,240 1,370
21 Vermont
$183,550
$133,350 230
22 Oklahoma
$182,420
$70,920 300
23 Tennessee
$182,150
$107,700 510
24 Connecticut
$180,680
$58,050 810
25 New Hampshire
$179,220
$173,860 200
26 Illinois
$176,120
$61,820 1,920
27 Delaware
$174,220
$84,520 110
28 New Mexico
$169,070
$167,160 220
29 Hawaii
$164,920
$109,820 210
30 Pennsylvania
$161,680
$59,260 600
31 Utah
$153,180
$119,270 390
32 Nevada
$150,740
$138,340 170
33 Texas
$123,780
$65,770 6,200
34 Michigan
$97,560
$45,890 4,860
35 Puerto Rico
$64,520
$26,720 670
36 District of Columbia
$63,670
$52,420 1,270

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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