5 states that employ the most physicians

Florida employs 23,170 physicians, the most of any state.

This information comes from May 2022 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. It excludes anesthesiologists, cardiologists, dermatologists, emergency medicine physicians, family medicine physicians, general internal medicine physicians, neurologists, obstetricians and gynecologists, and pathologists. 

Here are the five states with the highest employment level of physicians: 

1. Florida: 23,170

2. Texas: 21,990

3. California: 20,840

4. Illinois: 18,850

5. New York: 14,700

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