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Family and General Practitioners Salary Information

The salary statistics of family and general practitioners are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of family and general practitioners within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The family and general practitioners annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Family and General Practitioners Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$69,890
25th Percentile Wage
$133,580
50th Percentile Wage
$190,490
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for family and general practitioners. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $190,490. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $133,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $69,890. We note that in the United States, the median (50th percentile) annual salary is almost 172% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of family and general practitioners from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016190,4903.20%9.70%
2015184,3902.28%-
2014180,1802.03%-
2013176,5302.55%-
2012172,020--

Table 2. Family and General Practitioners Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of family and general practitioners in 6 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for family and general practitioners occupations is the health care and social assistance sector with an annual salary $194,200. The lowest paying sector is the educational services sector (annual salary $60,070).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Health Care and Social Assistance
$194,200
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$192,760
Federal, State, and Local Government
$186,370
Finance and Insurance
$177,740
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$171,290
Educational Services
$60,070

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Family and General Practitioners by States

From the above tables we note that not only family and general practitioners salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of family and general practitioners in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $75,920 to $205,690. The highest paying state for family and general practitioners is Louisiana with a median annual salary of $205,690. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $75,920. For more salary information of family and general practitioners profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Louisiana
$205,690
South Dakota
$205,530
Arkansas
$205,320
Hawaii
$204,700
Colorado
$204,510
North Dakota
$203,660
Georgia
$202,510
Utah
$200,880
Massachusetts
$197,940
Pennsylvania
$197,860
Kentucky
$194,890
Texas
$193,950
Florida
$192,960
California
$189,620
Wyoming
$189,040
Minnesota
$188,410
North Carolina
$188,230
Ohio
$188,080
Montana
$187,000
West Virginia
$184,760
Tennessee
$184,680
New Hampshire
$184,540
Mississippi
$183,410
Illinois
$182,150
Washington
$182,140
Virginia
$180,440
South Carolina
$180,350
Wisconsin
$180,290
District of Columbia
$180,060
Connecticut
$179,660
Oregon
$178,640
Alabama
$178,620
Delaware
$178,290
Nevada
$178,130
Vermont
$177,520
Indiana
$177,090
Maryland
$173,620
Michigan
$172,560
Maine
$172,020
Idaho
$171,910
Missouri
$170,600
New York
$167,410
New Mexico
$157,030
New Jersey
$155,470
Guam
$151,710
Rhode Island
$149,640
Arizona
$146,080
Oklahoma
$136,980
Puerto Rico
$75,920


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