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Best states for a Physician

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Job opportunities vary from state to state, and Healthcare Practitioner and Technical careers are no different.

Because we know how difficult it can be to know which states are the best when it comes to Physician jobs, we decided to crunch some numbers to bring you the best states for Physicians.

Although there are abundant Physician jobs in America, a large number of them are in the Northeast.

North Dakota is the best state in the country for Physician jobs, and North Dakota has the second-highest median salary in the country.

Medicine and Nursing are the most common majors for people with jobs as Physicians.

We found that North Dakota is the best state for Physician jobs, whereas District of Columbia is the worst.

The 10 Best States in America For Physicians in 2019

  1. North Dakota
  2. Wyoming
  3. Wisconsin
  4. Minnesota
  5. New Hampshire
  6. Washington
  7. Maine
  8. New Mexico
  9. Iowa
  10. South Carolina
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  • (52 jobs)
  • (595 jobs)
  • (555 jobs)
  • (127 jobs)
  • (918 jobs)
  • (248 jobs)
  • (213 jobs)
  • (299 jobs)
  • (333 jobs)

We analyzed these data points for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. North Dakota is the best state for jobs for Physicians.

The median salary for Physicians in North Dakota is $285,480.

Ready to check out the list? See below.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Physicians in 2019

1. North Dakota

Total Physician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
91 $285,480 $190,000 $427,000 1.48
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Physician Jobs in North Dakota

2. Wyoming

Total Physician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
52 $291,298 $201,000 $420,000 1.42
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Physician Jobs in Wyoming

3. Wisconsin

Total Physician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
595 $263,152 $182,000 $379,000 1.48
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Physician Jobs in Wisconsin

4. Minnesota

Total Physician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
555 $269,263 $181,000 $399,000 1.16
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Physician Jobs in Minnesota

5. New Hampshire

Total Physician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
127 $284,653 $184,000 $438,000 0.97
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Physician Jobs in New Hampshire

6. Washington

Total Physician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
918 $261,172 $177,000 $384,000 1.5
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Physician Jobs in Washington

7. Maine

Total Physician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
248 $241,426 $179,000 $325,000 2.97
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Physician Jobs in Maine

8. New Mexico

Total Physician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
213 $241,761 $160,000 $364,000 1.69
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Physician Jobs in New Mexico

9. Iowa

Total Physician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
299 $256,786 $170,000 $386,000 1.12
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Physician Jobs in Iowa

10. South Carolina

Total Physician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
333 $250,000 $172,000 $362,000 1.2
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Physician Jobs in South Carolina

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Physician

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for a Physician

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