Obstetricians and Gynecologists (29-1064)
Occupation description: Physicians who provide medical care related to pregnancy or childbirth and those who diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases of women, particularly those affecting the reproductive system. May also provide general medical care to women.
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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||4|
|Currently employed in a lower paid occupation||4|
|UI claimants previously working in occupation||0|
|2011 ALEXsys Employment Data|
|Number of registrants||7|
|Number of job position postings||4|
|Ratio of registrants to job position postings||1.8|
- 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|