Average income of Doctors in germany
Doctor salaries in Germany vary a lot depending on qualifications and experience. Here information from 2018.
After the Medical terminology exam – Doctors typically earn €2500 Net..(which can be increased to net €3400 by doing additional duties – like night shift etc..) while preparing for the Approbiation (final licence exam -which they need to pass in 2 years).
Then they go to work as assistant doctors in a hospital.
In Hospitals: Doctors earn on average
|Position||Average Income in Euro|
|Head Physician||100.000 – 280.000|
|Assistent Medical Director||100.000 – 130.000|
|Specialist||65.000 – 85.000|
|Assistent Doctor||48.000 – 55.000|
Own Clinic : This can only be opened after a number of years practice in a hospital and a large amount of experience. This is an income list for Specialist Doctors with the own clinics:
|Specialisation||Income in Euro|
|Childrens Doctor /Pediatrist||228.000|
To become a Specialist
Once a Doctor has their licence they can submit any specialist qualifications that they have from abroad and see what the Germany Doctors Association recognizes of this – so if a foreign pediatrician wants to get their qualifications recognized in germany they can only do so at this stage.
Information Source: Destatis (Statistisches Bundesamt)