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Occupational Employment Statistics


29-1216 General Internal Medicine Physicians

Diagnose and provide nonsurgical treatment for a wide range of diseases and injuries of internal organ systems. Provide care mainly for adults and adolescents, and are based primarily in an outpatient care setting. Excludes “Family Medicine Physicians” (29-1215) and “Pediatricians, General” (29-1221).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 409>$100/hr$87.42/hr>$100/hr>$100/hr>$100/hr>$100/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business Services70N/A
Education and Health Services2,360N/A
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/A>$100/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 20>$100/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 20>$100/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 20>$100/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 30>$100/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 40>$100/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 40>$100/hr-3.0%
Northeast Minnesota 50>$100/hr4.3%
Southwest Minnesota 70>$100/hr0.0%
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 100>$100/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 110>$100/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,070>$100/hr2.0%
Southeast Minnesota 1,100>$100/hrN/A
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 1,110>$100/hrN/A
Minnesota 2,440>$100/hr0.9%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Pediatricians, General 930>$100/hr-0.7%
Family Medicine Physicians 2,840>$100/hr4.4%
Neurologists 330>$100/hrN/A
Nurse Midwives 340$57.52/hr12.2%
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 790$94.17/hr-1.3%
Nurse Practitioners 5,300$63.92/hr45.7%
Psychiatrists 450>$100/hr13.2%
Dermatologists 660>$100/hrN/A
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 1,410$79,398.79/yr18.2%
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 3,270$82,929.47/yr17.3%

  • 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.