The salary statistics of general internists are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of general internists within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The general internists 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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general internists. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $196,380. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $119,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $60,080. Note that in the United States, the median (50th percentile) annual salary is almost 226% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of general internists from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||3-Year Growth|
The average salaries of general internists 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 general internists occupations is the health care and social assistance sector with an annual salary $197,050. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $122,730).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
From the above tables we note that not only general internists 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 general internists in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $63,670 to $205,240. The highest paying state for general internists is South Carolina with a median annual salary of $205,240. The lowest paying state is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $63,670. For more salary information of general internists profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|South Carolina|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New York|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |
|District of Columbia|| |