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General Internists Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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.

Average Annual Salary of General Internists

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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.

YearMedian Salary Growth1-Year Growth
2017
$199,100
1.03% 1.03%
2016
$197,050
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Compare General Internists Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

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
$207,440
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$206,890
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$206,800
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$205,590
Home Health Care Services
$203,860
Outpatient Care Centers
$203,310
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$202,150
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$198,570
Hospitals - Local government owned
$192,680
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$192,680
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$190,520
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$185,190
Hospitals - Privately owned
$182,470
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$182,240
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$181,020
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$180,660
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$177,420
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$170,300
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$167,860
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$155,060
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$155,060
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$151,730
Hospitals - State government owned
$60,960
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$60,590

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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