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
$78,690
25th Percentile Wage
$141,300
50th Percentile Wage
$201,330
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 $201,330. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $141,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid family and general practitioners is $78,690.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below 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 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$201,330
3.54% 13.89%
2016
$194,200
5.96% -
2014
$182,630
2.52% -
2013
$178,030
2.62% -
2012
$173,370
- -

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 36 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 offices of physicians industry with an annual salary $202,190. 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
Offices of Physicians
$202,190
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$201,840
Hospitals - Privately owned
$200,740
Home Health Care Services
$200,720
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$200,480
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$199,960
Outpatient Care Centers
$199,820
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$199,660
Hospitals - Local government owned
$198,730
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$198,730
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$198,140
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$197,210
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$195,020
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$194,600
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$194,080
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$192,000
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$191,670
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$190,410
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$190,360
Hospitals - State government owned
$189,570
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$186,340
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$185,060
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$183,020
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$181,500
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$177,560
Individual and Family Services
$175,940
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$174,770
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$174,030
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$171,350
Social Assistance
$167,460
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 Chiropractors
$139,440
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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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