Table 5: Family Physician 2017 Income Before Taxes

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

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

 MeanMedianValid N
All Respondents$224,154$200,000405
Employment Status   
Owner/Partial Owner$243,583$200,000122
Primary Employer   
Physician Group$263,441$225,00068
Practice Size (num. FTE physicians)   
2 to 5$218,693$200,000162
6 to 10$228,363$211,50068
More than 10$212,604$195,00050
Number of Years Since Residency Completion  
Seven or Fewer Years$214,496$207,000113
More Than Seven Years$227,903$200,000292
Primary Location   
Metropolitan Area$221,520$200,000294
Outside of a Metropolitan Area$239,532$211,00078