Training Requirements for Family And General Practitioners

Family and general practitioners need a doctoral or professional degree and internship/residency.

Degrees for Family and general practitioners
Percent
Less than High School 0.1
High School 0.1
Some College 0.0
Associates Degree 0.0
Bachelors Degree 0.9
Masters Degree 0.3
Doctorate or Professional Degree 98.6

Employment Outlook for Family And General Practitioners

This represents about 139,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 14,000 more family and general practitioners but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 51,000 more.

Typical Income for Family And General Practitioners

Hourly Income

On average,family and general practitioners make $96.54 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Family and general practitioners $33.60 $64.22 $91.58 $high $high
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $15.59 $21.80 $30.49 $43.83 $64.87
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners $23.60 $28.74 $37.49 $53.60 $84.62
Physicians and surgeons $29.75 $64.16 $0.00 $high $high
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, family and general practitioners make $200,810 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Family and general practitioners $69,890 $133,580 $190,490 $high $high
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $32,430 $45,330 $63,420 $91,180 $134,930
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners $49,090 $59,780 $77,980 $111,480 $176,020
Physicians and surgeons $61,870 $133,450 $0 $high $high
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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