By 2026 the demand for this career will create 8,400 jobs. In the industry of health care the median salary is $196,380 and the unemployment rate for this career is 0.5%. Physician is a broad term for doctors of all kinds, from interns to cardiologists. Physicians prescribe medicine, order and interpret tests and provide advice. This career requires college and medical school degrees and completion of a residency program. The demand for physicians is expected to increase.