We surveyed 12 occupational physicians to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical occupational physician. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as an occupational physician?



Working as an occupational physician typically requires higher levels of intelligence when compared with the average career. This means that occupational physicians are required to actively learn new things related to their discipline and solve complex problems.

Can I learn to become an occupational physician?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as an occupational physician typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as an occupational physician?



It’s typically difficult to find a job as an occupational physician. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for occupational physicians.