7 Statistics on Primary Care Physician Salaries

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In 2012, almost 40 percent of primary care physicians and pediatricians earned less than $150,000 in salary and other compensation, according to the Physicians Practice 2012 Physician Compensation Survey.

Primary care physicians have historically been the lowest-paid subgroup of physicians, and data from 2012 confirms the trend. Here are seven statistics on primary care physician salaries last year. Note: Primary care physicians included the specialties of family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics. More than 1,300 physicians across all specialties responded to the survey.

•    Compensation more than $300,000: 5.8 percent
•    Compensation between $200,001 and $300,000: 19.9 percent
•    Compensation between $175,001 and $200,000: 18.7 percent
•    Compensation between $150,001 and $175,000: 16.1 percent
•    Compensation between $125,001 and $150,000: 18.4 percent
•    Compensation between $100,001 and $125,000: 9.6 percent
•    Compensation less than $100,000: 11.4 percent

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