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Top 10 Places for a Family Medicine Doctor to Live

You might not think about where you want to live when you’re in medical school choosing your specialty. PracticeMatch is here to help! We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 places for physicians practicing Family Medicine to live. The list includes average salaries of the specialty, the differences between the national and state salaries, and the concentration, or location quotient, of that specialty per state. We have also included a breakdown of the different degrees held by Family Medicine Doctors.

Top 10 Places for a Family Medicine Doctor to Live

Note: The concentration of each specialty is calculated by dividing the local concentration of the industry by the national concentration of the industry. If the location quotient is greater than 1, the industry makes up a larger share of that state’s employment than it does for the entire United States.

National Average: $203,121

Alaska
Average Salary: $194,616
Location Quotient: 1.54
Salary Difference: -4.2%

New Hampshire
Average Salary: $183,691
Location Quotient: 1.63
Salary Difference: -9.6%

Wisconsin
Average Salary: $178,689
Location Quotient: 1.87
Salary Difference: -12%

Vermont
Average Salary: $187,495
Location Quotient: 1.54
Salary Difference: -7.7%

North Dakota
Average Salary: $176,720
Location Quotient: 1.58
Salary Difference: -13%

Nevada
Average Salary: $183,098
Location Quotient: 1.27
Salary Difference: -9.9%

Maine
Average Salary: $175,317
Location Quotient: 2.24
Salary Difference: -13.7%

Washington
Average Salary: $185,006
Location Quotient: 1.22
Salary Difference: -8.9%

Montana
Average Salary: $175,046
Location Quotient: 1.43
Salary Difference: -13.8%

Oregon
Average Salary: $182,372
Location Quotient: 1.14
Salary Difference: -10.2%

Below, you will find the breakdown of degrees held by Family Medicine Doctors across the United States.

Degree Percentage
Doctorate 44%
Bachelors 27%
Masters 9%
Associate 2%
Other Degrees 18%



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