Which Country Pays Physicians the Most Compared to Others?

Physicians' Salary (As % of Average Salary) (%), 2014 or latest
Health Care | January 1, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 16 countries in 2014, Mexico ranked the highest in physicians' salary as a percentage of average salary in the economy with 544% followed by Luxembourg and Chile. On the other end of the scale was Hungary with 147%, Estonia with 156% and Netherlands with 163%.

Data for more countries are available at Physicians' Salary (As % of Average Salary) indicator page.

Physicians' Salary (As % of Average Salary) Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Chile % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 320% 300%
Czech Republic % 206% 207% 205% 228% 235% ... ...
Estonia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 151% 165% 160% 160% 152%
Finland % ... ... ... ... ... 184% 178% 178% 180% 183% ...
Iceland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 227% 248% 233% 224% 225% ...
Israel % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 180% 194% 178% 194% 219%
Luxembourg % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 274% 313% 328% 377% 416% ...
Mexico % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 488% 506% 523% 536% 543% ...
Netherlands % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 183% 174% 178% 167% 163% ... ...
New Zealand % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Poland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 219% ... 201% ... ...
Slovakia % ... ... ... ... ... ... 185% 186% 183% 178% 206% ...
Slovenia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 220% 253% 239% 234% 234% ...
Spain % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 217% 201%
United Kingdom % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 195% 193% 185% 180% 177% ... ...