Once you consider all the add-ons, I think you will find that the average salary is in six figures.(Original post by Hippysnake)
Clearly on a completely different one to you.
Find me where it says 'Most GPs earn wall over 100k'. Go on.
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- 31-12-2010 00:18
(Original post by fletchdd02)
- 31-12-2010 00:19
If you are a partner in a practice then maybe and that is definitely not most GP's.
A consultant will only earn over 100K if they work both for the NHS and do some private work!
Re think your ideas...
(Original post by Organ)
- 31-12-2010 00:22
The pays not that great. I'm glad it's not amazing, means the misinformed dicks who applied for money will be dissapointed.
No they don't. I think you just have no understanding of how GPs are funded and paid.
- 31-12-2010 00:33
Prostitution = Money
Well, unless you look like Susan Boyle.
Even then some people will be desperate.
(Original post by 3006)
- 31-12-2010 00:33
Once you consider all the add-ons, I think you will find that the average salary is in six figures.
Average's are skewed by large values, as is the case here.
Most GPs who earn over £100k own and maintain their own practices, and even then some can't get over £100k.
Most GPs earn £50-£70k. If you can find me an article that says, and this is what you implied originally-
"SHOCKER: MOST GPs EARN OVER 100k"
Then I'll concede.
EDIT: Try reading your own article instead of just posting the link.
"Dr Laurence Buckman, Chairman of the BMA’s GPs Committee, said: “It is misleading to lump these doctors in with ordinary GPs when reporting an average income."Last edited by Hippysnake; 31-12-2010 at 00:34.
- 31-12-2010 01:15
Can I also ask why GP's tend to get paid more money that hospital doctors get even though hospital doctors are under a lot more pressure than GP's?
- 31-12-2010 15:58
(Original post by im so academic)
- 02-01-2011 15:46
I do believe there are certain people who apply for Medicine for the money/prestige.
I mean, why aren't nursing, medical research, clinical scientists etc viable careers? Why specifically a doctor?
Keep hearing about "help the sick, science in practice, contribute to society" and all that.
So these careers, don't then?
I.e. there are other amazing careers that can rival Medicine/doctor yet still allow you to work with patients etc.
Why do wannabe pilots never get asked; why not an aeronautical engineer, flight attendant, air trafffic control, ground staff, aeroplane marketing manager - because they want to fly the ****ing plane! Doctors want to be ****ing doctors, not nurses or biochemists.
Last edited by Organ; 02-01-2011 at 15:51.
- 02-09-2011 16:22
IB is just as difficult as medicine imo, extremely competetive to get into and long hard hours of work.