Oregon Labor Market Information System
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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 2012 was much larger than the statewide average for all occupations. The total number of job openings is projected to be much higher than the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2022. This occupation is expected to grow at a somewhat faster rate than the statewide average growth rate for all occupations through 2022.

Reasonable employment opportunities exist for trained workers.

Data Sources and Limitations
Current Employment Department Job Openings for Physicians and Surgeons There are no openings for this occupation.
Job Openings from the Web for Physicians and Surgeons There are no openings for this occupation.
Wages for Physicians and Surgeons
Region ---------------- 2014 Wages ----------------
Percentiles (hourly wages) Avg
Hourly
($/hr)
Avg
Annual
10th 25th 50th
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75th 90th
No statewide wage data is available for this occupation
Grant / Harney / Malheur $55.17 $68.02 $85.46 $91.06 $91.07 $89.90 $186,994
Data Sources and Limitations
Regional Employment Projections for Physicians and Surgeons
Region Employment Change % Change Projected Annual Openings
2012 2022 Growth Replacement Total
Oregon Statewide 8,185 9,862 1,677 20.5% 168 205 373
Multnomah / Washington 4,129 5,046 917 22.2% 92 103 195
Lane 831 962 131 15.8% 13 21 34
Clackamas 820 979 159 19.4% 16 20 36
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 702 851 149 21.2% 15 18 33
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 466 507 41 8.8% 4 12 16
Jackson / Josephine 463 561 98 21.2% 10 12 22
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 340 429 89 26.2% 9 8 17
Douglas 138 158 20 14.5% 2 4 6
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 90 102 12 13.3% 1 2 3
Gilliam / Hood River / Sherman / Wheeler / Wasco 88 100 12 13.6% 1 2 3
Baker / Union / Wallowa 83 94 11 13.3% 1 2 3
Klamath / Lake 74 81 7 9.5% 1 2 3
Morrow / Umatilla 61 68 7 11.5% 1 2 3
Coos / Curry 52 62 10 19.2% 1 1 2
Grant / Harney / Malheur 51 54 3 5.9% 0 1 1

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 2012
Employment
Total All Industries All 8,185
Total All Industries Private 6,846
Health Care and Social Assistance Private 6,802
Ambulatory Health Care Services Private 5,698
Offices of Physicians Private 4,402
Offices of Other Health Practitioners Private 70
Outpatient Care Centers Private 1,050
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories Private 142
Hospitals Private 1,043
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals Private 1,024
Total All Industries Federal 365
Federal Government, Excluding Post Office Federal 365
Total All Industries State 110
Total All Industries Local 848
Educational Services Local 740
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools Local 740
Local Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals Local 84
Educational Requirements for Physicians and Surgeons The typical entry level education for this occupation is a Doctoral or professional degree. In addition, an internship/residency is typically needed to attain competency in the skills needed in this occupation.
Skills for Physicians and Surgeons
Schools and Training Providers for Physicians and Surgeons No programs of training are associated with this occupation.
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