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General Internists Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of general internists in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare general internists salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of General Internists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$76,560
25th Percentile Wage
$102,870
50th Percentile Wage
$162,610
75th Percentile Wage
$202,840
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general internists in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) general internists is $202,840. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $162,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid general internists is $76,560.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of general internists in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016162,610-10.04%-1.97%
2015178,930-0.64%-
2014180,0705.41%-
2013170,3302.65%-
2012165,820--

Compare General Internists Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of general internists in six industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 local government, including schools and hospitals industry with an annual salary $205,390. The lowest paying industry is the state government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $89,560). For detailed general internists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$205,390
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$176,380
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$162,610
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$145,080
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$130,490
State government, including schools and hospitals
$89,560

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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