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Occupational Employment Statistics


29-1218 Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Provide medical care related to pregnancy or childbirth. Diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases of women, particularly those affecting the reproductive system. May also provide general care to women. May perform both medical and gynecological surgery functions.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Southwest Minnesota 205>$100/hr$79.35/hr>$100/hr>$100/hr>$100/hr>$100/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business Services20N/A
Education and Health Services480N/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota 20>$100/hr-5.7%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 20>$100/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 20N/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State 20$99.76/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 20>$100/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 20>$100/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 30>$100/hr0.0%
Northwest Minnesota 30>$100/hr-2.8%
St Cloud MN MSA 30>$100/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 60>$100/hr-3.8%
Southeast Minnesota 90>$100/hr2.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 270>$100/hr-1.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 280>$100/hrN/A
Minnesota 500>$100/hr-1.3%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Nurse Midwives 200$61.85/hr12.2%
Nurse Practitioners 4,490$64.99/hr45.7%
Veterinarians 1,680$51.51/hr13.1%
Dermatologists 750>$100/hrN/A
General Internal Medicine Physicians 2,540>$100/hr0.9%
Pediatricians, General 870>$100/hr-0.7%
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other 560$38.66/hrN/A
Chiropractors 1,220$39.69/hr13.6%
Family Medicine Physicians 2,340>$100/hr4.4%
Podiatrists 150>$100/hr2.4%

  • Collect, record, and maintain patient information, such as medical histories, reports, or examination results.
  • Treat diseases of female organs.
  • Care for and treat women during prenatal, natal, and postnatal periods.
  • Perform cesarean sections or other surgical procedures as needed to preserve patients' health and deliver babies safely.
  • Prescribe or administer therapy, medication, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury.
  • Analyze records, reports, test results, or examination information to diagnose medical condition of patient.
  • Monitor patients' conditions and progress and reevaluate treatments as necessary.
  • Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients.
  • Advise patients and community members concerning diet, activity, hygiene, and disease prevention.
  • Consult with or provide consulting services to other physicians.