All About Physicians and Surgeons
Physician or Surgeon Job Description All physicians and surgeons not listed separately.
Types of Physician or Surgeon
- Pediatric Oncologist
- Hospice Fellow
- Cardiovascular Disease Specialist
Physician or Surgeon Job Outlook
In 2016, there was an estimated number of 372,400 jobs in the United States for Physician or Surgeon. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 11.4% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 42,300 new jobs for Physician or Surgeon by 2026. There will be an estimated 14,300 positions for Physician or Surgeon per year.
The states with the most job growth for Physician or Surgeon are Arizona, Alaska, and Utah. Watch out if you plan on working in Connecticut, Rhode Island, or Illinois. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.
Physician or Surgeon Average Salary
Physicians and Surgeons make between $60,280 and $208,000 a year.
Physicians and Surgeons who work in Alaska, Arizona, or Colorado, make the highest salaries.
How much do Physicians and Surgeons make in each U.S. state?
|State||Annual Mean Salary|
|District of Columbia||$182,910|
Where Physicians and Surgeons Work
The table below shows some of the most common industries where those employed in this career field work.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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