- Although the same activities must be carried out in all corners of the planet, the payment offered to doctors has abysmal differences when compared by country.
- In addition to the economic part, the conditions of hospitals and clinics must also be taken into account.
- According to an international survey, it was found that Mexico is the nation that pays its doctors the worst.
Having the opportunity to work on something you love is a privilege that not everyone can boast of. But regardless of whether it is an activity of your choice, in the end you must receive a payment in return. It is the basis of any society and occurs in all areas. But do you know what the average salary of doctors around the world is?
The career that needs more years of study
In the first instance, the preparation is arduous and extensive in any country. are required years of study to be able to graduate from university and care for patients. It is a process that does not change and everyone must face.
Both theory and practice are equally important to having a comprehensive training. Although there are some aspects that are often not mentioned in schools but are common in the professional field.
You just have to observe the public hospital facilities. There are some that stand out from the rest but most suffer from the same problems. They are usually deficient, they lack sufficient inputs and their equipment is obsolete.
As a consequence of the above, the stress and anxiety levels remain high in many doctors. Many develop both physical and emotional exhaustion and sometimes it is not a temporary situation but it lasts for months and may even never go away.
Now, although the work carried out is the same in any corner of the planet, where an abysmal change between countries can be seen is in the area of remuneration. The salary of doctors is not the same all over the world.
How much does a doctor earn in different countries of the world?
With the above in mind, the Medscape portal carried out the study International Physician Compensation Report 2021. For its elaboration, more than 15 thousand doctors from different countries were surveyed. The objective was to identify the average salary of each nation to see the ones that best pay those in charge of caring for patients.
What was obtained is that The United States is the leader because a doctor receives an average annual payment of 316 thousand dollars (about 6.3 million pesos). Although beyond the monetary figure, the important thing is that most have at their disposal the most modern technology to carry out their work. In addition, there are enough workers to avoid the long hours that cause the wear and tear of health professionals.
On the other hand, in the second step is Germany because each doctor receives an average annual salary of 183 thousand dollars (about 3.6 million pesos). Similarly, it is a nation that invests enough in health and that is why most of the facilities are in perfect condition.
But what is most striking is that the last position corresponds to Mexico. In the list of the salary received by doctors in the world, it was found that in our country each element receives an average annual income of 12 thousand dollars (around 240 thousand pesos). While not only do they get very little, but their effort must be greater than that of other nations due to the characteristics of hospitals.
For now, we share with you a graph prepared by the team at salutary with the average salary received by doctors in different countries of the world.
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