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Doctor / Physician Average Salaries in Saudi Arabia 2019

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    How much money does a person working in Doctor / Physician make in Saudi Arabia?



    A person working in Doctor / Physician in Saudi Arabia typically earns around 23,313 SAR per month.
    This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
    Salaries differ drasticly between different Doctor / Physician jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.



    Doctor / Physician Jobs Salary Distribution in Saudi Arabia


    Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
    The Doctor / Physician salaries in Saudi Arabia range between 2,600 SAR per month (minimum salary) to 70,000 SAR per month (maximum salary).

    The median salary is 20,250 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Doctor / Physician are earning less than 20,250 SAR while the other half are earning more than 20,250 SAR. 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.

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Doctor / Physician are earning less than 10,550 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 10,550 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Doctor / Physician are earning less than 28,000 SAR while 25% are earning more than 28,000 SAR.
    What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?
    Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is
    plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios.

    Doctor / Physician Salary Forecast and Trend in Saudi Arabia
    How do Doctor / Physician salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.


    Doctor / Physician salaries in Saudi Arabia are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 2% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.


    The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Saudi Arabia for Doctor / Physician is 120 SAR. This means that the average person in Saudi Arabia earns approximatly 120 SAR for every worked hour.

    Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

    The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.


    We compared Saudi Arabia salaries for Health and Medical and All Jobs and we found that Health and Medical salaries are 17% more than those of All Jobs.


    For healthcare jobs in Saudi Arabia check FacMedicine Healthcare Jobs Portal Here


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