Occupational Employment Statistics


29-1062 Family and General Practitioners

Physicians who diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases and injuries that commonly occur in the general population. May refer patients to specialists when needed for further diagnosis or treatment.

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 607>$100/hr$69.32/hr$85.70/hr>$100/hr>$100/hr>$100/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Education and Health Services2,640$98.76/hr
Public Administration20$94.60/hr
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/A$94.54/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/A$80.86/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/A>$100/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 30>$100/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 60>$100/hr6.5%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 60>$100/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 70$96.28/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 70>$100/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 130>$100/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 150>$100/hr15.6%
Southeast Balance of State 160>$100/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 190>$100/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 190>$100/hr-3.2%
Central Minnesota 200$99.15/hr14.9%
Northwest Balance of State 270>$100/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 300$91.76/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,490$96.91/hr13.4%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 1,540$96.89/hrN/A
Minnesota 2,670$98.68/hr14.7%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
Pediatricians, General N/A$97.64/hrN/A
Internists, General 1,180>$100/hr12.8%
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 820$43.06/hrN/A
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other N/A>$100/hrN/A
Physician Assistants 1,980$56.34/hr30.9%
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 580>$100/hr14.7%
Nurse Midwives 270$53.07/hr15.1%
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 1,330N/A18.4%
Pharmacists 6,490$66.78/hr5.6%
Nurse Practitioners 3,880$56.52/hr27.8%

  • Prescribe or administer treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury.
  • Order, perform, and interpret tests and analyze records, reports, and examination information to diagnose patients' condition.
  • Collect, record, and maintain patient information, such as medical history, reports, or examination results.
  • Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients.
  • Monitor patients' conditions and progress and reevaluate treatments as necessary.
  • Coordinate work with nurses, social workers, rehabilitation therapists, pharmacists, psychologists, and other health care providers.
  • Advise patients and community members concerning diet, activity, hygiene, and disease prevention.
  • Refer patients to medical specialists or other practitioners when necessary.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of nurses, students, assistants, specialists, therapists, and other medical staff.
  • Advise patients and community members concerning diet, activity, hygiene, and disease prevention.