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General Practitioner

Rata Hauora

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General practitioners care for, diagnose and treat the health problems of individuals and families in the community. 


Trainee and graduate general practitioners usually earn

$80K-$130K per year

General practitioners usually earn

$95K-$250K per year

Source: New Zealand Medical Association, 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a general practitioner are good due to a shortage of workers.
General practitioner examining a patient's ear

General practitioners spend most of their day talking with, examining and treating patients

Last updated 18 January 2019