General Practitioner - About the job

Rata Hauora

Alternative titles

General practitioners diagnose and treat the health problems of individuals and families in the community. They are also involved in screening at-risk groups for diseases such as cervical cancer and diabetes.

Pay

Trainee general practitioners usually earn

$70K-$175K per year

Experienced general practitioners usually earn

$113K-$212K per year

Source: Association of Salaried Medical Specialists and Resident Doctors' Association.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a general practitioner are good due to a shortage of workers.

Last updated 22 September 2015