Doctor Salary

The average salary for a Doctor in the UK is:


Job profile for a Doctor

Doctors are those who try to help make us better, diagnosing illnesses, offering support and counselling to patients. One doctor wrote this description of their job to us "Save lives. Deal with idiot managers and pointless politicians hellbent on treating humans like robots and boxes to tick"!!!

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Doctor Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £50,969.

The average salary in 2009 was £53,623, based on 311 respondents (a difference of 5% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £53,623, based on 311 respondents (a difference of 0% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £54,643, based on 251 respondents (a difference of 2% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £52,951, based on 93 respondents (a difference of -3% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Doctor based on all salary survey responses is: £46,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Doctor is £26.77.

Assorted Doctor Salary Information

£42,000North West9-March-21
Chart to the right shows ten most recent raw datapoints. Outlying points may be discarded.
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Doctor Salary By UK Region

£44,607East of England
£51,862North West
£42,628South West
£51,381Yorkshire and North East
£53,331Northern Ireland
£48,845South East

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Doctor, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £40,152 for a worker in their 20s, £52,466 (30s), £62,102 (40s) and £62,102 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Doctor is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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