Physicians who diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases and injuries that commonly occur in the general population. May refer patients to specialists when needed for further diagnosis or treatment.
Board Certified Family Physician, Family Medicine Physician, Family Physician, Family Practice Doctor, Family Practice Medical Doctor (FP MD), Family Practice Physician, Family Practitioner, Medical Doctor (MD), Medical Staff Physician, Occupational Medicine Physician, Physician, Primary Care MD (Primary Care Medical Doctor), Primary Care Physician, Primary Care Provider
Annual Projected Job Openings
Select Type of Degree:
★ Number of granted degrees for degree type, Doctors degree professional practice, is listed after the major.
Percent of workers in this field★ You’re seeing education information for Family and general practitioners(1) because we don’t have information for Family and General Practitioners. Please note the information may not be the same for both occupations.
People in this career often have these skills:
People in this career often know a lot about:
People in this career often have talent in:
People in this career often do these activities:
This page includes data from:
Career data: O*NET 24.3 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA
Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics
Videos: CareerOneStop, USDOL/ETA and the Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development