Physicians and Surgeons

Health Science


  • Diagnose and treat injuries or illness.
  • Examine patients.
  • Take medical histories.
  • Prescribe medications.
  • Order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests.
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Work Environment

You will work in nursing homes, hospitals, and offices. You also may have to travel back and forth between places if on call.
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Days & Hours Worked

  • Work full time.
  • Work long, irregular hours.
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Starting Salary and Salary Range With Experience

You start out making $90/hour or around $187,000/year. You can be making $200,000+/year with experience.
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I think the benefits of this job are that you can make good money without having to kill yourself physically.

Education/Training Required

You will need at least a bachelor's degree. No specific major is required, but you need to take the MCAT, submit transcripts, and submit letters of recommendation.

Personality Characteristics

  • Communication skills
  • Compassion
  • Detail oriented
  • Leadership skills


Work hard in every aspect of school. Pay attention to detail.

3 Positive Aspects

  • You get to help people and see them smile.
  • You make good money.
  • You work inside.

3 Negative Aspects

  • People could die while you're performing surgery on them.
  • There can be a lot of blood.
  • It takes a lot of schooling.