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

OBGYN Skills

Below are the skills needed to be obgyn 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 Thinking4.384.5
Reading Comprehension4.125.25
Speaking4.124
Active Listening4.124.75
Writing44.12

OBGYN Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be obgyn 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 Sensitivity55.75
Inductive Reasoning4.55.12
Oral Comprehension4.254.75
Oral Expression4.124.75
Written Comprehension4.124.88

OBGYN Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be obgyn 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 Dentistry4.996.59
English Language4.765.18
Biology4.595.74
Customer and Personal Service4.56.37
Psychology4.225.14

OBGYN Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being obgyn 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
Assisting and Caring for Others4.835.92
Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge4.755.95
Making Decisions and Solving Problems4.716
Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events4.45.8
Getting Information4.315.59

OBGYN Work styles

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

   
Work StyleImportance
Integrity5
Dependability4.96
Attention to Detail4.96
Stress Tolerance4.86
Concern for Others4.84

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
OBGYN

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

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim930 $181,560
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell730 $240,270
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater430 >$208,000
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn400 $162,920
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood380 $280,460
San Diego-Carlsbad310 $271,940
Columbus280 $228,640
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward220 $208,530
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land210 $175,010
San Antonio-New Braunfels210 $233,400

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to obgyn

Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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