Family and General Practitioners in California
Is California a good place for you to work as a Family and General Practitioner?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Family and General Practitioners in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Family and General Practitioners in California is growing faster than average.
Family and General Practitioners in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Family and General Practitioners Work in California?
11,970 people worked as Family and General Practitioners in 2018 in this state.
There were 13,950 Family and General Practitioners employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 1,980 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 1,210 Family and General Practitioners working in it, which means California has more Family and General Practitioners than average.
Job Projections for California
Jobs for Family and General Practitioners in this state are growing at a rate of 12.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.3%.
California Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 620 annual job openings, and a total of 17,700 jobs for California Family and General Practitioners in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 5,600 annual jobs and 154,100 total jobs in 2026.
What do Family and General Practitioners Make in California?
In 2018 wages for Family and General Practitioners ranged from $59,640 to $208,000 with $195,060 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $28.67 to $100. The median hourly rate was $93.78.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $91.76 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $2.02.
The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top California Metros for Family and General Practitioners
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Family and General Practitioners.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA||4,000||$152,530|
|San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA||2,120||$208,000|
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA||1,210||$205,110|
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA||850||$208,000|
|San Diego-Carlsbad, CA||630||$180,380|
|Santa Rosa, CA||170||$191,350|
|San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA||130||$208,000|
|Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA||40||$189,900|
|Yuba City, CA||30||n/a|
Top States for Family and General Practitioners Employment
The table below shows the states where most Family and General Practitioners work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Family and General Practitioners get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
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What Major Will Prepare You For a Family and General Practitioner Career?
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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