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General Medical: Career and Education Opportunities in Pennsylvania

General Medical: General Medical Practitioners are the physicians that most patients see from day-to-day. With specialities ranging from neurology to pediatric care, they are at the core of our health care system.

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Pennsylvania has a population of 12,604,767, which has grown by 2.64% in the last 10 years. Nicknamed the "Keystone State," its capital is Harrisburg, though its most populous city is Philadelphia. In 2008, there were a total of 7,407,409 jobs in Pennsylvania. The average annual income was $39,762 in 2008, up from $38,738 in 2007. The unemployment rate in Pennsylvania was 8.1% in 2009, which has grown by 2.8% since the previous year. About 22.4% of Pennsylvania residents have college degrees, which is lower than the national average.

The top industries in Pennsylvania include railroad rolling stock manufacturing, women's' cut apparel manufacturing, and community care facilities for the elderly. Notable tourist destinations include the Marian Anderson Residence Museum, the American Interfaith Institute, and the Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary.

CITIES WITH General Medical OPPORTUNITIES IN Pennsylvania

Featured Online Colleges

Everest University
Liberty University
American InterContinental University Online

CAREERS WITHIN General Medical

Family Practice Physician

Family Practice Physicians diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases and injuries that commonly occur in the general population. Family Practice Physicians need to read and understand what has been read. They also need to note the reactions and responses of others in both work and social situations.

Podiatrists diagnose and treat diseases and deformities of the human foot. Podiatrists need to listen well to others and take in their information and issues. They also need to read and understand what has been read.