Thursday, July 8, 2021

Family Medicine Physician Pay in the U.S. Mid-East Region

Recently released data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reveals that, as of May 2020, there were just over 98,000 family medicine physicians employed in the United States.  More than 11,000 of those employed as family medicine physicians lived in the five-state Mid-East region of the country.  BLS data reveals a wide pay disparity for Mid-East region family medicine physicians. Practitioners in New York and the District of Columbia live in two of the ten worst states for family medicine physician annual mean wages.  However, practitioners New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania earn, on average, annual mean wages that top the national average.  An examination of May 2020 data from the BLS tells us the following about family medicine physician pay in the U.S. Mid-East region:

Family Medicine Physician Pay in the U.S. Mid-East Region

Family Medicine Physician Pay in the U.S. Mid-East Region

State # Employed Annual Mean Wages Wage Rank*
DC N/A $174,210 49th
DE 560 $222,930 18th
MD 1,400 $213,150 32nd
NJ 1,630 $224,300 16th
NY 4,170 $200,170 42nd
PA 3,440 $218,310 24th
U.S. 98,590 $214,370 -------

(*) annual mean wage ranking among the 50 states and the District of Columbia

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics OES. Data extracted on May 12, 2021

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