States Where Doctors Earn the Most (and Least)

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30. Illinois
> Avg. doctor salary:
$248,500
> Avg. medical specialist salary: $378,000
> Avg. salary for all occupations: $48,780
> Primary care physicians (per 100,000 residents): 138.8 (10th highest)
> Health care spending per capita: $6,756 (23rd lowest)
> Uninsured rate: 14.6% (22nd lowest)

Honolulu County, Hawaii
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29. Hawaii
> Avg. doctor salary:
$251,750
> Avg. medical specialist salary: $332,000
> Avg. salary for all occupations: $46,230
> Primary care physicians (per 100,000 residents): 140.9 (9th highest)
> Health care spending per capita: $6,856 (24th highest)
> Uninsured rate: 7.6% (2nd lowest)

Greenville, South Carolina
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28. South Carolina
> Avg. doctor salary:
$252,500
> Avg. medical specialist salary: $366,000
> Avg. salary for all occupations: $39,570
> Primary care physicians (per 100,000 residents): 108.8 (17th lowest)
> Health care spending per capita: $6,323 (12th lowest)
> Uninsured rate: 18.6% (15th highest)

Jersey City, New Jersey
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27. New Jersey
> Avg. doctor salary:
$252,750
> Avg. medical specialist salary: $383,000
> Avg. salary for all occupations: $53,920
> Primary care physicians (per 100,000 residents): 145.2 (8th highest)
> Health care spending per capita: $7,583 (13th highest)
> Uninsured rate: 15.0% (23rd lowest)

Wichita, Kansas
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26. Kansas
> Avg. doctor salary:
$256,250
> Avg. medical specialist salary: $412,000
> Avg. salary for all occupations: $42,020
> Primary care physicians (per 100,000 residents): 108.3 (16th lowest)
> Health care spending per capita: $6,782 (25th lowest)
> Uninsured rate: 14.1% (21st lowest)