General Internists Salary Information

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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. General Internists Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,770
25th Percentile Wage
$109,280
50th Percentile Wage
$192,930
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general internists. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $192,930. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $109,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $58,770. It is noted that in the United States, the median (50th percentile) annual salary is almost 228% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of general internists from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
2017
$192,930
-1.79% 3.15%
2016
$196,380
4.85% -
2013
$186,850
- -

Table 2. General Internists Salary by Industry Sector

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 $199,100. The lowest paying sector is the educational services sector (annual salary $62,220).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Health Care and Social Assistance
$199,100
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$193,860
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$179,990
Federal, State, and Local Government
$178,600
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$130,720
Educational Services
$62,220

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of General Internists by States

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 $70,080 to $207,370. The highest paying state for general internists is Florida with a median annual salary of $207,370. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $70,080. For more salary information of general internists profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Florida
$207,370
South Carolina
$205,240
Ohio
$204,370
Montana
$203,910
Arizona
$202,590
Oregon
$201,080
New Jersey
$201,050
Nebraska
$198,080
Kentucky
$197,850
North Dakota
$194,460
Maine
$194,390
Colorado
$192,210
California
$191,880
Iowa
$191,070
Maryland
$188,200
Kansas
$186,860
Massachusetts
$185,820
Washington
$184,480
Virginia
$184,010
Oklahoma
$182,420
Tennessee
$182,150
Hawaii
$181,660
Vermont
$181,620
Connecticut
$180,680
New Hampshire
$179,220
Rhode Island
$176,310
Illinois
$176,120
New Mexico
$169,070
Pennsylvania
$168,660
New York
$166,640
Delaware
$161,940
Utah
$153,180
Nevada
$150,740
Texas
$125,830
Michigan
$97,560
District of Columbia
$70,900
Puerto Rico
$70,080



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