• Table 5: Family Physician 2017 Income Before Taxes

    Mean and Median 2016 Individual Income (Before Taxes, in Thousands of Dollars) of Family Physicians

      Mean Median Valid N
    All Respondents $224,154 $200,000 405
           
    Employment Status      
    Owner/Partial Owner $243,583 $200,000 122
    Employed $215,491 $200,000 279
           
    Primary Employer      
    Physician Group $263,441 $225,000 68
    Hospital $227,131 $210,000 159
    Other $195,454 $197,000 94
           
    Practice Size (num. FTE physicians)      
    Solo $213,471 $200,000 82
    2 to 5 $218,693 $200,000 162
    6 to 10 $228,363 $211,500 68
    More than 10 $212,604 $195,000 50
           
    Number of Years Since Residency Completion    
    Seven or Fewer Years $214,496 $207,000 113
    More Than Seven Years $227,903 $200,000 292
           
    Primary Location      
    Metropolitan Area $221,520 $200,000 294
    Outside of a Metropolitan Area $239,532 $211,000 78

    Source: American Academy of Family Physicians, 2018 Practice Profile Survey