Physician Career Infographics: Compensation and Prestige

prestige_physician_careerOne of our new favorite websites is Statista.com which describes itself as, “one of the world’s largest statistics portals.” Statista provides you with, “access to relevant data from over 18,000 sources,” and their focus is, “firmly based on professional, clear, quick and consistent results.”

We’ve selected three important statistical infographics about physician careers from Statista, and presented them to you below. They are:

1. Physician Compensation: The Northwest Wins

Statistics from the Medscape Physician Compensation Report 2015 shows that the Northwest was the most lucrative place for physicians to practice in 2015.
Statistic: Mean physician compensation by U.S. region as of 2015 (in U.S. dollars) | Statista
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2. Forecast for Physician Office Revenue is Up!

According to the US Census Bureau, revenue forecasts of physicians’ offices in the United States are up through 2020. In 2015, the revenues of physicians’ offices were projected to reach approximately 463.33 billion dollars.

Statistic: Revenue of physicians' offices (NAICS 621111) in the United States from 2008 to 2020 (in million U.S. dollars) | Statista
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3. The Most Prestigious Profession in the US

The Harris Poll is an almost 50-year old polling/market research firm and one of the most recognized organizations around for providing opinions on life in North America. When conducting a poll to find out people’s perception of the most prestigious professions, physicians came in first – 88% of American adults believe the profession has either, “a great deal of prestige,” or, “prestige,” in general.

Infographic: America's Most Prestigious Professions | Statista
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