How Much do General Practice Doctors Make?

Do general practice doctors make a lot of money? What is the average pay for general practice doctors?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, general practice doctors in the United States earn an average of $201,440 a year, equivalent to $96.85 an hour. General practice doctors make 277% more than the average American worker.

General practice doctors in South Dakota are the best paid, making $281,590 a year, while general practice doctors in Georgia make the least at $95,690.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
General Practice Doctor Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th > $104 > $208,000
75th > $104 > $208,000
50th $96.92 $201,590
25th $51.56 $107,250
10th $29.31 $60,970
General Practice Doctor Wages by State

In what states do general practice doctors make the most? In what states do general practice doctors make the least?

In the map below, green represents higher pay and red represents lower pay. Keep scrolling down to see a table with the average wages in each state.

State Hourly Annually
Alabama $102.78 $213,790
Alaska $110.65 $230,160
Arizona $105.11 $218,630
Arkansas $70.62 $146,900
California $102.17 $212,510
Colorado $93.84 $195,190
Connecticut $99.13 $206,200
Delaware $100.36 $208,750
Florida $98.41 $204,690
Georgia $46.00 $95,690
Hawaii $113.35 $235,770
Idaho $83.26 $173,190
Illinois $101.90 $211,950
Indiana $123.69 $257,270
Iowa $104.28 $216,910
Kansas $101.81 $211,770
Kentucky $100.82 $209,700
Louisiana $90.70 $188,650
Maine $115.12 $239,460
Maryland $97.72 $203,270
Massachusetts $112.00 $232,970
Michigan $82.31 $171,210
Minnesota $116.53 $242,390
Mississippi $105.21 $218,830
Missouri $104.02 $216,350
Montana $97.16 $202,100
Nebraska $119.96 $249,510
Nevada $122.08 $253,920
New Hampshire $115.98 $241,240
New Jersey $106.15 $220,790
New Mexico $134.91 $280,620
New York $90.56 $188,370
North Carolina $123.08 $256,000
North Dakota $128.15 $266,540
Ohio $94.64 $196,860
Oklahoma $91.36 $190,030
Oregon $114.38 $237,910
Pennsylvania $109.45 $227,650
Rhode Island $82.35 $171,280
South Carolina $119.60 $248,760
South Dakota $135.38 $281,590
Tennessee $96.02 $199,720
Texas $77.01 $160,180
Utah $110.66 $230,170
Vermont $99.96 $207,920
Virginia $112.61 $234,220
Washington $108.15 $224,940
West Virginia $70.59 $146,840
Wisconsin $122.07 $253,900
Wyoming $131.52 $273,570
Metro Areas Where General Practice Doctors Earn the Most
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Sioux Falls, SD $135.87 $282,610
Rapid City, SD $135.09 $280,990
Barnstable Town, MA $134.86 $280,500
Orlando, FL $134.75 $280,270
Utica, NY $132.46 $275,530
McAllen, TX $132.15 $274,870
Hagerstown, MD $131.31 $273,120
South Bend, IN $130.65 $271,760
Beaumont, TX $130.18 $270,780
Omaha, NE $129.15 $268,630
General Practice Doctor Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $96.85 $201,440
2018 $101.82 $211,780
2017 $100.27 $208,560
2016 $96.54 $200,810
2015 $92.36 $192,120
2014 $89.58 $186,320
2013 $88.43 $183,940
2012 $86.95 $180,850
2011 $85.26 $177,330