Number Of Docors in the US
How many doctors are there in the US?
Physicians and surgeons held about 633,000 jobs in 2006; approximately 15 percent were self-employed. About half of wage’â€œand-salary physicians and surgeons worked in offices of physicians, and 18 percent were employed by hospitals. Others practiced in Federal, State, and local governments, including colleges, universities, and professional schools; private colleges, universities, and professional schools; and outpatient care centers.