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Occupational Report for Physicians and Surgeons (29-1060) , Oregon Statewide
Occupational Description

Diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases and injuries that commonly occur in the general population.

Employment Outlook for Physicians and Surgeons
Statewide Employment Analysis Employment in this occupation in 2010 was much larger than the statewide average for all occupations. This occupation is expected to grow at a much faster rate than the statewide average growth rate for all occupations through 2020. The total number of job openings is projected to be much higher than the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2020.

Reasonable employment opportunities exist for trained workers.

Data Sources and Limitations
Current Employment Department Job Openings for Physicians and Surgeons There are 31 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician 4/14/14 Portland $9.10/hr DOE
Psychiatrist 4/10/14 Newberg DOE
Pediatric Hospitalist 4/8/14 Springfield
Pediatric Hospitalist 4/8/14 Corvallis
Physician- General Surgery 4/6/14 Seaside
Physician-Thoracic Surgery 4/6/14 Portland
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician 4/4/14 Portland
Physician - Full Time 4/4/14 Portland
Physician, Family Medicine - PMG Hillsboro/Hillsboro, OR 4/1/14 Hillsboro
Physician-Psychiatrist - Child 4/1/14 Portland
Surgical Fellow - Research 3/30/14 Portland
Physician 3/30/14 Grants Pass
Physician (Psychiatry) 3/30/14 Roseburg
Physician (Primary Care) 3/30/14 Eugene
Physician (Plastic Surgeon) 3/30/14 Roseburg
Chief of Psychiatry - Psychiatrist 3/30/14 White City
Physician (Gastroenterology) 3/30/14 Roseburg
Director - Primary Care Physician 3/28/14 Roseburg $50.00/hr DOE
Family Practice Physician 3/28/14 Roseburg $50.00/hr DOE
Psychiatrist 3/25/14 Oregon City
Psychiatrist 3/25/14 Portland
Family Medicine Opportunity in Northwest 3/21/14 Roseburg
Medical Resident, Req #23295 3/4/14 Corvallis
Medical Resident 3/4/14 Corvallis
Psychiatrist - #1448 2/21/14 Gresham DOE
More Jobs
Job Openings from the Web for Physicians and Surgeons There are no openings for this occupation.
Wages for Physicians and Surgeons
No wage data is available for this occupation.
Regional Employment Projections for Physicians and Surgeons
Region Employment Change % Change Projected Annual Openings
2010 2020 Growth Replacement Total
Note: Self-employment is estimated to be 10% or greater for this occupation.
Oregon Statewide 7,294 9,357 2,063 28.3% 206 165 371
Multnomah / Washington 3,734 4,867 1,133 30.3% 113 85 198
Clackamas 860 1,155 295 34.3% 30 20 49
Lane 767 996 229 29.9% 23 17 40
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 609 799 190 31.2% 19 14 33
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 401 470 69 17.2% 7 9 16
Jackson / Josephine 393 489 96 24.4% 10 9 18
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 272 351 79 29.0% 8 6 14
Douglas 140 172 32 22.9% 3 3 6
Gilliam / Hood River / Sherman / Wheeler / Wasco 106 136 30 28.3% 3 2 5
Klamath / Lake 98 118 20 20.4% 2 2 4
Morrow / Umatilla 72 94 22 30.6% 2 2 4
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 67 82 15 22.4% 2 2 4
Baker / Union / Wallowa 65 78 13 20.0% 1 1 3
Grant / Harney / Malheur 47 53 6 12.8% 1 1 2
Coos / Curry 42 50 8 19.0% 1 1 2

These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.
Data Sources and Limitations
Industries of Employment for Physicians and Surgeons
Industry
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Ownership 2010
Employment
Health Care and Social Assistance Private 5,919
Ambulatory Health Care Services Private 5,077
Offices of Physicians Private 4,136
Outpatient Care Centers Private 807
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories Private 61
Hospitals Private 817
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals Private 803
Federal Government (Non-Postal) Federal 359
Educational Services Local 698
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools Local 698
Public Administration Local 90
Executive, Legislative, and Other General Government Support Local 90
Educational Requirements for Physicians and Surgeons Workers typically need a Doctoral or professional degree to enter this occupation. In addition, an internship or residency is typically needed, once employed, to attain competency in the skills needed in this occupation.
Skills for Physicians and Surgeons
Schools and Training Providers for Physicians and Surgeons The training providers listed below offer programs related to this occupation. This information is updated once per year. Anyone interested in a particular program should check with the training institution regarding its availability. Listing these training providers does not necessarily constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Oregon.

Oregon Health & Science University
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR 97239-3098
Phone: (503) 494-7800
Programs of Training:
Career Pathway Roadmaps for Physicians and Surgeons No Career Pathway links were found for this occupation.
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Physicians and Surgeons matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.
Occupation Skill Overlap