Doctor Salary in the UK

£76,300
per year
per month
£4,400
per month
per year

Doctor - Average Salary

The average salary for a Doctor is £76,300 gross per year (£4,400 net per month), which is £46,700 (+158%) higher than the UK's national average salary.
A Doctor can expect an average starting salary of £40,050. The highest salaries can exceed £200,000.
£40,050
Low
£76,300
Average salary
£200,000
High
£2,560
Low
£4,400
Average salary
£9,750
High

Doctor Salary Range

Trainee
£27,000
Low
£40,050
Average salary
£76,300
Experienced
£131,300
High
£200,000
Trainee
£1,820
Low
£2,560
Average salary
£4,400
Experienced
£6,640
High
£9,750
Among doctors, Doctors in Foundation Training, NHS Junior Doctors or Newly Qualified Doctors tend to have the lowest salaries, while senior/more experienced/highly skilled ---- professionals/workers/positions/roles/Doctors like Senior Consultant Doctors, Anesthesiologists or Surgeons enjoy the highest salaries.

Doctor - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
A&E Doctor£70K/year
 -8%
Hospital Doctor£67K/year
 -12%
NHS Doctor£67K/year
 -12%
Newly Qualified Doctor£40K/year
 -48%
Junior Doctor£39K/year
 -49%
NHS Junior Doctor£37K/year
 -51%
Doctor in Foundation Training£31K/year
 -60%

Doctor - Pay by Experience Level

An Entry Level Doctor with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £40,050 gross per year. A mid career Doctor with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £71,300, while an experienced Doctor with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £121,300. Doctors with more than 20 years of experience earn £143,200 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Doctor

Late Career▲ +88%
Experienced▲ +59%
Average Salary£76,300/year
Mid Career▼ -7%
Entry Level▼ -48%

Gender Breakdown

Female
45%
Male
55%

Doctor - Jobs by Location

Doctor - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Doctor jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Doctor

How much does a Doctor make in the UK?
A Doctor in the UK earns an average of £76,300 gross per year, which is about £4,400 net per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Doctor updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Doctor in the UK?
The starting salary of a Doctor in the UK is around £40,050 gross per year. Doctors in Foundation Training, NHS Junior Doctors or Newly Qualified Doctors usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Doctor in the UK?
The highest salary of a Doctor in the UK can reach and exceed £200,000 gross per year. Senior Consultant Doctors, Anesthesiologists or Surgeons usually have the highest salaries.
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