Occupational Employment Statistics


29-1063 Internists, General

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).

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 308>$100/hr$65.88/hr$91.94/hr>$100/hr>$100/hr>$100/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Education and Health Services1,170N/A
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/A>$100/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota 30>$100/hr0.0%
Northwest Balance of State 40>$100/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 60>$100/hr11.8%
Southwest Minnesota 60>$100/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 60N/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State 70>$100/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 110>$100/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 850>$100/hr12.0%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 880>$100/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,180>$100/hr12.8%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
Pediatricians, General N/A$97.64/hrN/A
Family and General Practitioners 2,670$98.68/hr14.7%
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other N/A>$100/hrN/A
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 820$43.06/hrN/A
Physician Assistants 1,980$56.34/hr30.9%
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 1,330N/A18.4%
Nurse Midwives 270$53.07/hr15.1%
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 580>$100/hr14.7%
Nurse Practitioners 3,880$56.52/hr27.8%
Psychiatrists 560>$100/hr15.8%

  • Treat internal disorders, such as hypertension, heart disease, diabetes, or problems of the lung, brain, kidney, or gastrointestinal tract.
  • Collect, record, and maintain patient information, such as medical history, reports, or examination results.
  • Prescribe or administer medication, therapy, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury.
  • Provide and manage long-term, comprehensive medical care, including diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of diseases, for adult patients in an office or hospital.
  • Manage and treat common health problems, such as infections, influenza or pneumonia, as well as serious, chronic, and complex illnesses, in adolescents, adults, and the elderly.
  • Monitor patients' conditions and progress and reevaluate treatments as necessary.
  • Refer patient to medical specialist or other practitioner when necessary.
  • Analyze records, reports, test results, or examination information to diagnose medical condition of patient.
  • Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients.
  • Advise surgeon of a patient's risk status and recommend appropriate intervention to minimize risk.