• Revenue Cycle Management
  • COVID-19
  • Reimbursement
  • Diabetes Awareness Month
  • Risk Management
  • Patient Retention
  • Staffing
  • Medical Economics® 100th Anniversary
  • Coding and documentation
  • Business of Endocrinology
  • Telehealth
  • Physicians Financial News
  • Cybersecurity
  • Cardiovascular Clinical Consult
  • Locum Tenens, brought to you by LocumLife®
  • Weight Management
  • Business of Women's Health
  • Practice Efficiency
  • Finance and Wealth
  • EHRs
  • Remote Patient Monitoring
  • Sponsored Webinars
  • Medical Technology
  • Billing and collections
  • Acute Pain Management
  • Exclusive Content
  • Value-based Care
  • Business of Pediatrics
  • Concierge Medicine 2.0 by Castle Connolly Private Health Partners
  • Practice Growth
  • Concierge Medicine
  • Business of Cardiology
  • Implementing the Topcon Ocular Telehealth Platform
  • Malpractice
  • Influenza
  • Sexual Health
  • Chronic Conditions
  • Technology
  • Legal and Policy
  • Money
  • Opinion
  • Vaccines
  • Practice Management
  • Patient Relations
  • Careers

Top 10 highest, lowest paying states for internal medicine

Article

With so many changing variables these days, it has become even more important to maintain a steady income. Knowing whether or not your salary is amongst the highest, or lowest, in the country comes in handy when attempting to combat these struggles.

 

 

To say primary care physicians (PCP) feel like they are struggling is an understatement.

Between constant changing government regulations (we’re looking at you MACRA), and the ever increasing pressure to please patients while battling electronic health records, it is no wonder burnout has become a constant topic of discussion amongst PCPs.

With so many changing variables these days, it has become even more important to maintain a steady income. Knowing whether or not your salary is amongst the highest, or lowest, in the country comes in handy when attempting to combat these struggles.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the mean annual wage for internal medicine physicians is $201,840.

The top states with the most internists are Texas, California, Ohio, Florida and Massachusetts-but none of these states are among the top paying locations for internists and in fact, one is on the list of lowest-paying states, the BLS reports.

Read on to find out which states the BLS says were the highest, and lowest, paying states for internal medicine this year.

 

Top–paying states for internal medicine

 

5. North Carolina: $265,150

 

4. New Mexico: $266,550

 

3. Arkansas: $266,980

 

2. Alabama: $274,930

 

1. South Dakota: $275,760

 

Worst-paying states for internal medicine

 

5. Delaware: $188, 320

 

4. Hawaii: $185,670

 

3. Pennsylvania: $167,020

 

2. Texas: $153,940

 

1. Puerto Rico: $85,500

Related Videos
Georges C. Benjamin, MD