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Family or General Practitioner Salary

Family or General Practitioners enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($155K) annually in the United States. Work is enjoyable for Family or General Practitioners, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Although nearly one in four lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and nearly one-half get dental coverage, too. Male Family or General Practitioners are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 54 percent of the field. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$96,586 - $203,060
(Median)
$97K
$160K
$200K
MEDIAN: $155,149
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$49.83 - $123.92
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$79
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MEDIAN: $79.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$96,586 - $203,060  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $40,134  
Profit Sharing
$8,000 - $40,000  
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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$99,980 - $213,539  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 193
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$49.83 - $123.92  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $40,134  
   
Profit Sharing
$8,000 - $40,000  
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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$99,980 - $213,539  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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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.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $156K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $167K. On average, Family or General Practitioners make $171K following one to two decades on the job. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $162K.

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Experience Affects Family or General Practitioner Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Late-Career
0%

National Average
$163,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 25%
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