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Family and General Practitioners

Work directly with patients to prevent or treat health problems that are common in the general population.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Well above the statewide median
$91.72 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Above statewide average
Growth rate:  7%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Doctoral or professional degree is typical for entry. National Data

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Prepare official health documents or records.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Collect medical information from patients, family members, or other medical professionals.
  • Conduct research to increase knowledge about medical issues.
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Job Title Examples:

Family Practice Physician
Medical Doctor (MD)
Occupational Medicine Physician

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