Physician / Doctor, General Practice Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Physician / Doctor, General Practice is $129,013 per year. A skill in urgent care is associated with high pay for this job.
Physician / Doctor, General Practice Total Pay (?
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$57,193 - $199,422
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MEDIAN: $129,012
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Physician / Doctor, General Practice Total Pay (?
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$24.02 - $101.44
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MEDIAN: $76.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$57,193 - $199,422  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $26,791  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $49,665  
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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$58,597 - $207,669  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 846
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$24.02 - $101.44  
   
Overtime
$4.79 - $113.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $26,791  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $49,665  
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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$58,597 - $207,669  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 846
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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, General Practice
The main task of a general practitioner, or general physician, is to diagnose and assist patients with routine checkups and examinations. A general physician is the first person whom patients will see when an illness or ailment is troubling them. Therefore, a physician must be able to complete a number of tasks, including collecting, recording, and maintaining patient information such as medical histories, reports, and examination results. He or she must be able to explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients in a professional and open manner. A general physician must also be able to monitor patients' conditions and progress as well as continually assess the efficiency of a given course of treatment. When necessary, a general physician must also be able to refer a patient to a specialized practitioner.
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Physician / Doctor, General Practice Tasks
  • Monitor patients' conditions and progress and reevaluate treatments as necessary.
  • Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients.
  • Order, perform, and interpret tests and analyze records, reports, and examination information to diagnose patients' condition.
  • Collect, record, and maintain patient information, such as medical history, reports, and examination results.
  • Refer patients to medical specialists or other practitioners when necessary.
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Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, General Practice
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Baltimore
up arrow 13%
Boston
up arrow 11%
Atlanta
up arrow 8%
Houston
up arrow 8%
Denver
up arrow 1%
Chicago
0%
National Average
$139,000
Los Angeles
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Orlando
up arrow 8%
San Diego
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New York
up arrow 16%
Detroit
up arrow 27%
Dallas
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Experience Affects Physician / Doctor, General Practice Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%
Experienced
up arrow 6%
National Average
$139,000
Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Physician / Doctor, General Practice Salaries

urgent care
up arrow 27%
National Average
$139,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 111 votes.
Gender
Female
39%
female alumni
 
Male
61%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
18%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 23%
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