Physicians & surgeons are most often employed by the Hospitals industry. The average yearly wage for Physicians & surgeons was $233,287 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Physicians & surgeons by wage are Chief executives & legislators, Dentists, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers.
Physicians & surgeons are part of the Healthcare practitioners & technical occupations, along with Chiropractors, Dentists, Dietitians & nutritionists, Optometrists, Pharmacists, Physicians & surgeons, Physician assistants, Podiatrists, Occupational therapists, Physical therapists, Radiation therapists, Recreational therapists, Respiratory therapists, Speechlanguage pathologists, Other therapists, including exercise physiologists, Veterinarians, Registered nurses, Nurse anesthetists, Audiologists, Health diagnosing & treating practitioners, all other, Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives, Clinical laboratory technologists & technicians, Dental hygienists, Diagnostic related technologists & technicians, Emergency medical technicians & paramedics, Health practitioner support technologists & technicians, Licensed practical & licensed vocational nurses, Medical records & health information technicians, Opticians, dispensing, Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians, and Other healthcare practitioners & technical Occupations
The top 3 locations that employ the most Physicians & surgeons are Upper East Side PUMA, NY, Philadelphia City (Center City) PUMA, PA, and Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Physicians & surgeons are San Juan Municipio (Sur) PUMA, PR, Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA, and St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO.