Compensation for physicians trained in 10 countries — US comes in No. 2

Laura Dyrda -   Print  |

Physicians trained in the U.S. make more than those trained in almost every other country; physicians trained in Canada make the most at $328,000 on average, according to the Medscape Physician Compensation Report 2017.


Here is the breakdown of physician compensation based on where they were trained:


1. Canada: $328,000
2. U.S.: $301,000
3. China: $290,000
4. India: $277,000
5. Pakistan: $273,000
6. Grenada: $267,000
7. Mexico: $263,000
8. Caribbean: $256,000
9. Dominican: $243,000
10. Philippines: $243,000


The report analysts posit Canadian physicians have higher income due to the larger percentage of younger Canadian physicians.


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