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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
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 40029>$100/hr$54.75/hr$67.93/hr$87.76/hr>$100/hr>$100/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Education and Health Services790$94.17/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/A-5.7%
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
Duluth MN-WI MSA 20>$100/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 30>$100/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 30>$100/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 30>$100/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 30>$100/hr0.0%
Northwest Minnesota 30>$100/hr-2.8%
St Cloud MN MSA 40>$100/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 80>$100/hr-3.8%
Southeast Minnesota 210$73.56/hr2.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 400$87.76/hr-1.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 430>$100/hrN/A
Minnesota 790$94.17/hr-1.3%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Nurse Midwives 340$57.52/hr12.2%
Nurse Practitioners 5,300$63.92/hr45.7%
Veterinarians 1,690$51.11/hr13.1%
Dermatologists 660>$100/hrN/A
General Internal Medicine Physicians 2,440>$100/hr0.9%
Pediatricians, General 930>$100/hr-0.7%
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other 760$38.08/hrN/A
Chiropractors 1,330$37.56/hr13.6%
Family Medicine Physicians 2,840>$100/hr4.4%
Podiatrists 180>$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.