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    a nimbus 2000, or a firebolt if i can afford one
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    How much would say consults/private doctors earn and at what age?
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    (Original post by peeked)
    How much would say consults/private doctors earn and at what age?
    Private doctors can earn up to atleast £70k by the age of 27.
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    (Original post by Science99999)
    Just curious, in my opinion I would invest in a chain of private surgeries, and buy a Rolls Royce.
    I'll buy a Range Rover
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    Lol I wish I expected to earn enough to buy an amazing car.
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    Benz GLE coupe or jaguar f type, probably the f type
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    (Original post by Science99999)
    Private doctors can earn up to atleast £70k by the age of 27.
    £70k!! Wow! I mean if medicine is 6 years, you go to uni at 18 so you become a doctor at 24. You do Foundation years 1 and 2, so your 26 now, I thought the salary of FY1 and 2 is around £30k (starting salary of FY1 is £22k). So how would you be able to earn £70k at 27 with only 3 years out of med school? I'm not arguing with you btw, I just was really surprised and confused
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    (Original post by Science99999)
    Private doctors can earn up to atleast £70k by the age of 27.
    HANG ON. Who told you that?

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    £70k!! Wow! I mean if medicine is 6 years, you go to uni at 18 so you become a doctor at 24. You do Foundation years 1 and 2, so your 26 now, I thought the salary of FY1 and 2 is around £30k (starting salary of FY1 is £22k). So how would you be able to earn £70k at 27 with only 3 years out of med school? I'm not arguing with you btw, I just was really surprised and confused
    Unless you are locuming (i.e. out of training) you will not earn that. You will hope to be a consultant then work privately. You don't want to locum forever as an SHO (which is probably what Science99999) is suggesting.

    Guys calm down you are all dreaming here. Listen to REAL doctors (me, @chief wiggum, @democracy etc.) and we earn nowhere near what you think (at whatever level you are thinking of).
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    HANG ON. Who told you that?



    Unless you are locuming (i.e. out of training) you will not earn that. You will hope to be a consultant then work privately. You don't want to locum forever as an SHO (which is probably what Science99999) is suggesting.

    Guys calm down you are all dreaming here. Listen to REAL doctors (me, @chief wiggum etc.) and we earn nowhere near what you think (at whatever level you are thinking of).
    What about private doctors? They surey earn more? Especially if you practice abroad in Canada or the USA.
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    (Original post by Science99999)
    What about private doctors? They surey earn more? Especially if you practice abroad in Canada or the USA.
    In the UK there are very few (possibly no) private, junior doctors.

    If you want to be a consultant, you would have to train in the NHS. That's it. No ifs, no buts. The youngest you can work as a private consultant in this country is 32 years old.

    By all means go and practise elsewhere, just be prepared to jump through the hoops that they set for international medical graduates (loads of exams, designed by / for local doctors)
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    (Original post by Science99999)
    What about private doctors? They surey earn more? Especially if you practice abroad in Canada or the USA.
    My dad is a consultant colorectal surgeon, a FRCS, 50 years old and makes £90,000.

    That's 26 years of experience with full time work.

    If your prerogative is to make money, go with dentistry, or purse an IB job. Medicine isn't worth the effort for just getting money.
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    (Original post by Kyber Ninja)
    My dad is a consultant colorectal surgeon, a FRCS, 50 years old and makes £90,000.

    That's 26 years of experience with full time work.

    If your prerogative is to make money, go with dentistry, or purse an IB job. Medicine isn't worth the effort for just getting money.
    That's with zero private work, I assume?
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    (Original post by Chief Wiggum)
    That's with zero private work, I assume?
    Yes
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    (Original post by Kyber Ninja)
    My dad is a consultant colorectal surgeon, a FRCS, 50 years old and makes £90,000.

    That's 26 years of experience with full time work.

    If your prerogative is to make money, go with dentistry, or purse an IB job. Medicine isn't worth the effort for just getting money.
    26 years' experience?

    Consultants start on £76761/year, raising to £86369/year after 5 years, then £92078 after 9 years (as a consultant), £97787 after 14 years and finally £103490 after 19 years. This is before any Clinical Excellence Awards, which for someone as experienced as him surely he would have applied for them. Unless he works part-time....
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    (Original post by ecolier)
    How many years' experience?

    Consultants start on £76761/year, raising to £86369/year after 5 years, then £92078 after 9 years (as a consultant), £97787 after 14 years and finally £103490 after 19 years. Unless he works part-time....
    Honestly I say 90 because he said he earns close to a 100k so I went with that, and every time I ask him he says "I earn enough"

    he might make over a 100 or a bit less. He won't give us a straight answer

    We also live in Wales if that means anything financially

    I don't know what his schedule is like. Sometimes he's in on weekdays and then others he's working on weekends

    Edit; he really, really does not like people who focus on finance while practising medicine. I dont know if he did apply
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    Range Rover.
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    (Original post by Kyber Ninja)
    Honestly I say 90 because he said he earns close to a 100k so I went with that, and every time I ask him he says "I earn enough"

    he might make over a 100 or a bit less. He won't give us a straight answer

    We also live in Wales if that means anything financially
    I think he must be working part-time (perhaps teaching / research?). The NHS pay scale is easily available online and it applies to the whole of the UK.
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    My friend's father earns £1million as a private consultant to an arab
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    (Original post by jdddd)
    Tesla model X, help the environment while in a super nice looking and comfortable car.
    Help the environment by using an electric car, being powered by a coal power plant, lol.
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    (Original post by ecolier)
    I think he must be working part-time (perhaps teaching / research?). The NHS pay scale is easily available online and it applies to the whole of the UK.
    I presumed when that person said "26 years experience", he meant in total as a doctor, rather than as a consultant?
 
 
 
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