Top 10 countries with the highest salaries for doctors


 

Bringing home the bacon? The top ten countries where doctors get paid the highest salaries

Are you happy with your salary as a doctor? Or an acquiring medical student? Maybe even someone in the midst of his/her medical preliminary examination? As thousands others you probably will have wondered: where will I possibly be able to financially claim the most in my profession?

According to information of the global website naibuzz these are the top ten countries of the highest paid salaries for doctors in the world. Salaries are printed in US dollar.

1. United States

Average yearly salary for a specialist – $370,000

Average yearly salary for a GP – $230,000

How much a doctor can make depends on where they practice and their gender. Generally, male doctors in the US make 36% more than their female counterparts. The pay gap was narrowest for anesthesiologists (12%), radiologists (13%) and family practitioners (14%). Orthopedists top the list with an annual average compensation of $443,000 (salary, bonus and profit sharing contributions), Cardiologists $410,000, demartologists $381,000 and the lowest being pediatricians $204,000.

2. Canada

Average yearly salary for a specialist – $338,000

Average yearly salary for a GP – $271,000

3. Australia

Average yearly salary for a specialist – $260,000

Average yearly salary for a GP – $140,000

Neurological surgeons are the highest earners making as much as $430,000 a year followed by ophthalmologist with $420,000. Other medical specialist that get paid the highest are cardiologist, plastic and reconstructive surgeon and gynaecologist/obstetrician.

Medical doctors are one of the highest paid profession with European countries offering the second highest salaries worldwide

4. Netherlands

Average yearly salary for a specialist – $253,000

Average yearly salary for a General Practitioner – $117,000

5. Belgium

Average yearly salary for a specialist – $188,000

Average yearly salary for a GP – $61,000

6. Ireland

Average yearly salary for a specialist – $183,000

Average yearly salary for a GP – $125,000

7. United Kingdom

Average yearly salary for a specialist – $150,000

Average yearly salary for a GP – $120,000

8. France

Average yearly salary for a specialist – $149,000

Average yearly salary for a GP – $60,000

9. Switzerland

Average yearly salary for a specialist – $130,000

Average yearly salary for a GP – $116,000

The highest paid medical doctors are heart specialists, gastorenterologists, neurosurgeons and radiologists

10. Denmark

Average yearly salary for a specialist – $91,000

Average yearly salary for a GP – $109,000.

One thought on “Top 10 countries with the highest salaries for doctors

  1. Margret T. says:

    hätt ich doch hautarzt in new york werden sollen…nix anderen machen als urea cremes verschreiben…keine rück-verantwortung tragen..bei hautkrankheiten kann man sowieso nichts herausfinden und ein gehalt bekommen, dass in deutschland nur DAX-CEOs erhalten! Ein Wahnsinns-System diese US-Medizinbranche. Vor ein UN-Tribunal sollte man die Jungs bringen…

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