Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Family or General Practitioner is $179,010
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Family or General Practitioners?
An early career Family or General Practitioner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $150,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Family or General Practitioner with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $185,000 based on 10 …Read more
What Do Family or General Practitioners Do?
Family/general practitioners are medical physicians who provide diagnoses of common diseases and ailments. They may refer to a specialized doctor for particular ailments which are outside their scope of knowledge, and good bedside manner is important in order to interact with patients on a daily basis and deliver quality service. Strong verbal and written communication skills are also important.
Family/general practitioners are responsible for prescribing treatment, medicine, and therapists to …Read more
- Examine, diagnose, and perform preventative and interventional care for clinic patients.
- Respond to emergencies and be on call for urgent care.
- Order tests and provide treatments as appropriate.
- Document health status and plans, including progress and discharge notes and prescriptions.