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Medical doctors salary Ghana


A person working as a Doctor / Physician in Ghana typically earns around 11,900 GHS per month. Salaries range from 4,370 GHS (lowest average) to 20,100 GHS (highest average, the actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Doctor / Physician careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher the wage.

The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Doctor / Physician salaries in Ghana range from 4,370 GHS per month (minimum average salary) to 20,100 GHS per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 11,700 GHS per month, meaning that half (50%) of people working as Doctors or physicians earn less than 11,700 GHS while the other half are earning more than 11,700 GHS. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Two values are closely related to the median: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working as Doctors / Physicians are earning less than 7,220 GHS while 75% of them are earning more than 7,220 GHS. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Doctors / Physicians are earning less than 15,600 GHS while 25% are earning more than 15,600 GHS.

Doctor / Physician Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Ghana

How much are annual salary increments in Ghana for Doctor / Physician professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Doctor / Physician

Doctor / Physician professionals in Ghana are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 12% every 18 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 19 months.

How much do medical doctors earn in a month?

Annual Salary Monthly Pay
Top Earners $340,000 $28,333
75th Percentile $260,000 $21,666
Average $178,019 $14,834
25th Percentile $82,000 $6,833

How Long does it take to complete medical school in Ghana?

ANSWER: six-years
The University of Ghana Medical School (UGMS) is an accredited six-year medical program based on the British school system


Who is the Lowest Paid Doctor?

It should be noted that pediatricians have the lowest annual salary out of any specialty on our list; however, they also work fewer hours than most specialties. The biggest draw for pediatrics is that you get to work with children and adolescents

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