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Family or General Practitioner Salary

Wages for Family or General Practitioners in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($158K) per year. Some workers in this field — just over a fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by slightly more than half. More than half of Family or General Practitioners (62 percent) survey respondents are men. The majority of Family or General Practitioners claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$95,770 - $199,938
(Median)
$96K
$150K
$200K
MEDIAN: $152,137
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$57.81 - $123.04
(Median)
$58
$79
$120
MEDIAN: $79.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$95,770 - $199,938  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $40,359  
Profit Sharing
$9,721 - $30,521  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$99,266 - $212,504  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 207
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$57.81 - $123.04  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $40,359  
   
Profit Sharing
$9,721 - $30,521  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$99,266 - $212,504  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Job Description for Family or General Practitioner

  • Order tests and provide treatments as appropriate.
  • Document health status and plans, including progress and discharge notes and prescriptions.
  • Examine, diagnose, and perform preventative and interventional care for clinic patients.
  • Respond to emergencies and be on call for urgent care.

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Pay by Experience Level for Family or General Practitioner

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $154K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $166K. Family or General Practitioners bring in $162K after working for 10 to 20 years. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Family or General Practitioners report making only $159K on average.

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Experience Affects Family or General Practitioner Salaries

Mid-Career
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Experienced
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Late-Career
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National Average
$158,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 23%