The average annual and hourly salaries for general internists in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of general internists among California metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$65,450|
|25th Percentile Wage||$115,300|
|50th Percentile Wage||$191,880|
|75th Percentile Wage||No Data|
|90th Percentile Wage||No Data|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general internists in California in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $191,880. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $115,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $65,450.
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.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||1-Year Growth|
Table 3 shows the median annual salary of general internists in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of general internists in state of California ranges from $48,840 to $203,540. The highest paying area for general internists in California is Stockton with a median annual salary of $203,540. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Fresno (mean annual salary $198,210). The lowest paying area is Redding with a median annual salary of $48,840.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos|| |
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale|| |
|Yuba City|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana|| |
|Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine|| |
|San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont|| |
|San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City|| |
|Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura|| |
|North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario|| |