Career Outlook for Family and General Practitioners

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This occupation has now been updated to Family Medicine Physicians

Also known as:
Board Certified Family Physician, Family Medicine Physician, Family Physician, Family Practice Medical Doctor (FP MD), Family Practice Physician (FP Physician), Family Practitioner, Medical Doctor (MD), Medical Staff Physician, Physician, Primary Care Physician

The overall job outlook for Family or General Practitioner careers has been negative since 2019. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 9.86 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 9.86 percent per year. Demand for Family and General Practitioners is expected to go up, with an expected 28,010 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 3.16 percent over the next few years. Join our career community today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Family and General Practitioners in the following states

California 10,920
Florida 8,510
Texas 8,010
Missouri 7,520
Illinois 5,100
New York 4,170
Virginia 3,700
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Family and General Practitioners

Rhode Island
130
Wyoming
200
North Dakota
320
South Dakota
340
Hawaii
350
Louisiana
360
Vermont
390