Gainesville among country's ten best mid-sized cities for doctors

By Ken Stanford Contributing Editor
Posted 10:00AM on Saturday 16th November 2019 ( 4 years ago )

Gainesville is ranked as the #5 midsize city in the country for doctors, according to a new 317-city study by AdvisorSmith. 

The findings also show that

*Gainesville ranked #8 overall in our study of 317 cities, beating out Augusta (#52), Columbus (#60) and Athens (#76).

*Gainesville hosts 119% more jobs for doctors on a per-capita basis compared with the U.S. average.

*The average annual salary for doctors in Gainesville is $266,720, which is 30% higher than the national average.

Here is a breakdown of the best midsize cities for doctors:

1. Janesville, WI

2. Terre Haute, IN

3. Albany, GA

4. Killeen, TX

5. Gainesville, GA

6. Bangor, ME

7. Flint, MI

8. Charleston, WV

9. Pensacola, FL

10. Asheville, NC 

According to the study, researchers analyzed 317 cities based upon physician and surgeon salaries, the cost of living, and the availability of jobs for doctors. "We go into more detail in our report, which you can view here: "

AdviserSmith is described on its website as a "business insurance resource."

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