The salary statistics of general internists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare general internists salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$61,660|
|25th Percentile Wage||$123,980|
|50th Percentile Wage||$199,100|
|75th Percentile Wage||No Data|
|90th Percentile Wage||No Data|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general internists 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 $199,100. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $123,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid general internists is $61,660.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of general internists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||1-Year Growth|
The average salaries of general internists in 24 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 general internists occupations is the offices of physicians industry with an annual salary $207,440. The lowest paying industry is the general medical and surgical hospitals - state government owned industry (annual salary $60,590). For detailed general internists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Offices of Physicians|| |
|Offices of All Other Health Practitioners|| |
|Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned|| |
|Home Health Care Services|| |
|Outpatient Care Centers|| |
|Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals|| |
|Offices of Other Health Practitioners|| |
|Hospitals - Local government owned|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned|| |
|Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)|| |
|Nursing and Residential Care Facilities|| |
|Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals|| |
|Specialty hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals|| |
|All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|Other Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists|| |
|Hospitals - State government owned|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .