Family and General Practitioners Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of family and general practitioners in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare family and general practitioners salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Family and General Practitioners

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$83,240
25th Percentile Wage
$138,530
50th Percentile Wage
$194,200
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for family and general practitioners in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $194,200. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $138,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid family and general practitioners is $83,240.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
2016194,2005.96%10.73%
2014182,6302.52%-
2013178,0302.62%-
2012173,370--

Compare Family and General Practitioners Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of family and general practitioners in 35 industries in the health care and social assistance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for family and general practitioners occupations is the nursing and residential care facilities industry with an annual salary $205,420. The lowest paying industry is the offices of dentists industry (annual salary $97,970). For detailed family and general practitioners salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$205,420
Offices of Physicians
$195,710
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$194,960
Outpatient Care Centers
$193,080
Hospitals - Privately owned
$191,940
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$191,860
Hospitals - Local government owned
$191,840
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$191,600
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$191,580
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$191,560
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$191,520
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$190,140
Individual and Family Services
$186,790
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$186,340
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$185,980
Hospitals - State government owned
$185,690
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$183,020
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$181,450
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$180,800
Social Assistance
$180,250
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$180,100
Offices of Chiropractors
$177,990
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$177,900
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$177,560
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$174,770
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$174,030
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$173,900
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$171,350
Home Health Care Services
$169,560
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$164,990
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$160,990
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$160,370
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$146,500
Offices of Optometrists
$111,080
Offices of Dentists
$97,970

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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