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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
Active Listening4.124.75
Reading Comprehension4.125.25
Speaking4.124
Active Learning44.12

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
Deductive Reasoning4.124.75
Oral Expression4.124.75

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
Attention to Detail4.96
Dependability4.96
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 2018

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim830 $179,630
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell590 $234,540
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood550 $285,290
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington480 $211,730
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn350 $172,880
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land310 $189,880
Columbus250 $239,510
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward240 $210,270
San Diego-Carlsbad220 $271,060
Austin-Round Rock210 $267,640

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to obgyn

Source : 2018 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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