Key figures regarding economic impact of individual U.S. physicians 2015

This statistic depicts selected key figures regarding the average economic impact per physician in the United States as of 2015. According to the data, in 2015, there were approximately 17 jobs supported by every U.S. physician, while there were some 1.4 million U.S. dollars in wages and benefits supported per physician.

Key figures regarding the economic impact per individual physician in the United States in 2015*

ParameterImpact per physician
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United States

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Special properties

patient care physicians

Supplementary notes

* Number of jobs = all jobs supported by patient care physicians.
Output = total (direct and indirect) output.
Wages and benefits = total amount of wages and benefits supported by patient care physicians.
State/local taxes = Tax revenues are included from the patient care physician industry (direct) and from other affected industries (indirect). These are the “total” tax revenues supported by the industry. Federal taxes are not included in this report.

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