The importance of salaries for health care practitioners
After 6 years of medical school and even more years in residency, the salary question comes naturally in a physician’s life. Dedicating his life and energy to Medicine, the doctor becomes his work, often ignoring the financial problem.
Still, a health care professional needs the financial support to develop his careers, to extend his knowledge and practice, to find his specialty and to become the best at what his does. There are many educational and career programmes designed to fulfill this need, but the question that rises is which medical system is financially ready to help the medical practitioner?
I what concerns the numbers, according to International Labor Organization, a general physician job average salary world widely starts from 11 698 dollars a month in USA. On the first 5 places on this scale, you can also find Taiwan with a monthly salary of 11 265 dollars for 40 working hours/week, UK with 5 106 pounds a month for 40 h per week, Finland (5 107 euro) and France (2 770 euro). On the bottom salary list, there is the Czech Republic with a wage of 32 349 korunas and Romania with an average salary of 1 771 new lei.
If you attended a free Medical school and you didn’t have to think about taxes, now it’s time to choose the best place to practice your vocation and develop your career at the same time. The financial support in your medical career is important for your educational freedom, to attend best international conferences on your specialty, to attend medical courses and workshops, to travel and experience new medical technologies.
So, after graduating your medical school, take your time, reflect, do a research, find the most appropriate programmes, and invest all your energy and resources in the developing of your medical career!