Special Report

States Where Doctors Earn the Most (and Least)

Boston, Massachusetts
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45. Massachusetts
> Avg. doctor salary:
$238,000
> Avg. medical specialist salary: $329,000
> Avg. salary for all occupations: $57,610
> Primary care physicians (per 100,000 residents): 206.7 (the highest)
> Health care spending per capita: $9,278 (the highest)
> Uninsured rate: 4.3% (the lowest)

Farmington, New Mexico
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44. New Mexico
> Avg. doctor salary:
$239,250
> Avg. medical specialist salary: $348,000
> Avg. salary for all occupations: $42,230
> Primary care physicians (per 100,000 residents): 119.9 (25th lowest)
> Health care spending per capita: $6,651 (21st lowest)
> Uninsured rate: 21.9% (4th highest)

Providence, Rhode Island
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43. Rhode Island
> Avg. doctor salary:
$240,750
> Avg. medical specialist salary: $291,000
> Avg. salary for all occupations: $49,570
> Primary care physicians (per 100,000 residents): 179.6 (4th highest)
> Health care spending per capita: $8,309 (7th highest)
> Uninsured rate: 13.8% (19th lowest)

New York City, New York 2
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42. New York
> Avg. doctor salary:
$241,750
> Avg. medical specialist salary: $352,000
> Avg. salary for all occupations: $55,630
> Primary care physicians (per 100,000 residents): 170.1 (5th highest)
> Health care spending per capita: $8,341 (6th highest)
> Uninsured rate: 12.4% (12th lowest)

Toledo, Ohio
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41. Ohio
> Avg. doctor salary:
$242,000
> Avg. medical specialist salary: $360,000
> Avg. salary for all occupations: $43,900
> Primary care physicians (per 100,000 residents): 129.7 (15th highest)
> Health care spending per capita: $7,076 (18th highest)
> Uninsured rate: 13.0% (17th lowest)

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