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Career information and college search tools for general practitioners and those interested in pursuing careers in related fields.

General Practitioners Skills

Below are the skills needed to be general practitioners according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Critical Thinking4.384.38
Active Listening4.254.75
Judgment and Decision Making4.254.62
Reading Comprehension4.124.75
Writing4.124.25

General Practitioners Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be general practitioners according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Ability NameImportanceCompetence
Problem Sensitivity55.38
Oral Expression4.755
Oral Comprehension4.625
Inductive Reasoning4.255.12
Written Comprehension4.254.88

General Practitioners Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be general practitioners according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
Medicine and Dentistry56.31
Psychology4.656.16
Customer and Personal Service4.456.05
Biology4.414.83
Therapy and Counseling4.315.61

General Practitioners Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being general practitioners according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Documenting/Recording Information4.84.54
Getting Information4.614.99
Making Decisions and Solving Problems4.575.36
Assisting and Caring for Others4.445.58
Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge4.325.32

General Practitioners Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being general practitioners according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Concern for Others4.9
Attention to Detail4.8
Integrity4.78
Dependability4.77
Self Control4.62

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
General Practitioners

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in General Practitioners jobs , as of 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim5,720 $187,080
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach3,790 $217,500
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land2,760 $213,300
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale2,330 $200,340
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn2,220 $183,180
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward2,050 $226,560
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell1,880 $202,100
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater1,850 $225,160
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood1,600 $236,770
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington1,570 $194,620

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Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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