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Top 10 Places for an OBGYN to Live

Are you looking to either start or advance your career in the field as an OB/GYN but aren’t sure where you should be practicing? We’ve put together a list of the top 10 states for OB/GYNs to practice medicine. The list includes average salary per state, the differences between the national and state salaries, and the concentration, or location quotient, of that industry per state. We have also included a breakdown of degrees held by OB/GYNs.

Top 10 Places for OBGYN 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: $169,229

Wisconsin
Average Salary: $129,570
Location Quotient: 1.92
Salary Difference: -30.6%

Alaska
Average Salary: $154,785
Location Quotient: 1.42
Salary Difference: -9.3%

Nevada
Average Salary: $121,911
Location Quotient: 1.79
Salary Difference: -38.8%

Washington
Average Salary: $130,733
Location Quotient: 1.38
Salary Difference: -29.4%

New Mexico
Average Salary: $118,415
Location Quotient: 3.92
Salary Difference: -42.9%

Ohio
Average Salary: $120,567
Location Quotient: 0.94
Salary Difference: -40.4%

Michigan
Average Salary: $119,480
Location Quotient: 0.94
Salary Difference: -41.6%

Minnesota
Average Salary: $128,470
Location Quotient: 0.56
Salary Difference: -31.7%

Oklahoma
Average Salary: $119,168
Location Quotient: 1.02
Salary Difference: -42%

Tennessee
Average Salary: $117,165
Location Quotient: 1.07
Salary Difference: -44.4%

Below, you will find the breakdown of degrees held by OB/GYNs across the United States.

Degree Percentage
Doctorate 34%
Bachelors 24%
Masters 11%
Associate 10%
Other Degrees 21%

 

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