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Physicians Surgeons Skills

Below are the skills needed to be physicians surgeons 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
Active Listening4.124.88
Complex Problem Solving4.124.75
Critical Thinking4.124.88
Judgment and Decision Making4.124.88
Reading Comprehension45.88

Physicians Surgeons Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be physicians surgeons 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 Sensitivity4.386
Deductive Reasoning4.255.12
Inductive Reasoning4.125.62
Manual Dexterity4.126.38
Finger Dexterity44.75

Physicians Surgeons Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be physicians surgeons 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 Dentistry4.86.77
Customer and Personal Service4.55.73
English Language4.475.54
Biology4.315.11
Education and Training4.055.23

Physicians Surgeons Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being physicians surgeons 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 Others4.776.55
Making Decisions and Solving Problems4.686.53
Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge4.576.21
Documenting/Recording Information4.325.39
Analyzing Data or Information4.35.49

Physicians Surgeons Work styles

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

   
Work StyleImportance
Attention to Detail4.97
Stress Tolerance4.85
Dependability4.81
Concern for Others4.78
Integrity4.7

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Physicians Surgeons

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

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim9,600 $230,640
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn9,170 $148,120
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward5,680 $159,620
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington5,600 $190,730
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell5,600 $244,600
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson5,380 $231,760
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach5,020 $203,110
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue4,760 $239,020
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land4,640 $184,670
Pittsburgh4,410 $158,840

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to physicians surgeons

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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