Special Report

States Where Doctors Earn the Most (and Least)

Richmond, Virginia 2
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40. Virginia
> Avg. doctor salary:
$242,750
> Avg. medical specialist salary: $355,000
> Avg. salary for all occupations: $50,750
> Primary care physicians (per 100,000 residents): 127.2 (17th highest)
> Health care spending per capita: $6,286 (11th lowest)
> Uninsured rate: 14.0% (20th lowest)

Atlanta, Georgia 2
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39. Georgia
> Avg. doctor salary:
$243,250
> Avg. medical specialist salary: $370,000
> Avg. salary for all occupations: $44,670
> Primary care physicians (per 100,000 residents): 107.1 (15th lowest)
> Health care spending per capita: $5,467 (3rd lowest)
> Uninsured rate: 21.1% (5th highest)

Stark, New Hampshire
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38. New Hampshire
> Avg. doctor salary:
$243,500
> Avg. medical specialist salary: $371,000
> Avg. salary for all occupations: $47,060
> Primary care physicians (per 100,000 residents): 137.5 (11th highest)
> Health care spending per capita: $7,839 (8th highest)
> Uninsured rate: 12.8% (13th lowest)

Portland, Oregon
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37. Oregon
> Avg. doctor salary:
$243,750
> Avg. medical specialist salary: $354,000
> Avg. salary for all occupations: $46,850
> Primary care physicians (per 100,000 residents): 134.6 (14th highest)
> Health care spending per capita: $6,580 (17th lowest)
> Uninsured rate: 17.2% (17th highest)

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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36. Pennsylvania
> Avg. doctor salary:
$244,000
> Avg. medical specialist salary: $352,000
> Avg. salary for all occupations: $45,750
> Primary care physicians (per 100,000 residents): 135.1 (13th highest)
> Health care spending per capita: $7,730 (10th highest)
> Uninsured rate: 11.6% (9th lowest)

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