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Family and General Practitioners

in Massachusetts

Physicians who diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases and injuries that commonly occur in the general population. May refer patients to specialists when needed for further diagnosis or treatment.

Occupation Projection for Family and General Practitioners

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
291062  Family and General Practitioners 3,469 3,639 170 4.90 % 52 39 17 108 Doctoral or professional degree 

Family and General Practitioners Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Health Care and Social Assistance    3,190  92 % 3,420  94 % 230  7 % $225,170
Ambulatory Health Care Services    2,890  83 % 3,110  85 % 220  8 % $221,900
Hospitals    300  9 % 320  9 % 20  5 % $256,830
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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