Career Outlook for Family and General Practitioners

Also known as:  Board Certified Family Physician, Family Medicine Physician, Family Physician, Family Practice Medical Doctor, Family Practice Physician, Family Practitioner, General Practitioner, GP Doctor
The overall job outlook for Family or General Practitioner careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 8.37 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 1.39 percent per year.
There are currently more Family and General Practitioners in the following states
California 10,350
Pennsylvania 5,410
Texas 5,180
Illinois 5,120
Florida 4,860
Ohio 4,400
North Carolina 3,880
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Family and General Practitioners
Guam 50
Rhode Island 190
North Dakota 200
Vermont 250
Idaho 340
New Hampshire 360
South Dakota 380