Internists, General (29-1063)
Occupation description: Physicians who diagnose and provide non-surgical treatment of diseases and injuries of internal organ systems. Provide care mainly for adults who have a wide range of problems associated with the internal organs. Subspecialists, such as cardiologists and gastroenterologists, are included in "Physicians and Surgeons, All Other" (29-1069).
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|Average employment||Average annual openings|
|2010 estimate||2020 projection||Percent change||Growth||Replacement||Total|
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|Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
|Wage by Percentile|
(1) indicates an hourly wage greater than $90, or an annual wage greater than $187,200.
Labor Force Indicators
|2011 Worker Characteristics|
|Total workers||Nonresident workers||Percent nonresident||Percent age 45 plus||Percent age 50 plus|
|2011 Potential Supply|
|Qualified but working in another occupation||24|
|Currently employed in a lower paid occupation||15|
|UI claimants previously working in occupation||4|
|2011 ALEXsys Employment Data|
|Number of registrants||165|
|Number of job position postings||12|
|Ratio of registrants to job position postings||13.8|
- Physician and Surgeon: 3,193 licensed View licensing requirements
Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training
|Education: Doctoral or professional degree||Work experience: None||On-the-job training: Internship/Residency|