Average Salary For Doctors In South Africa

A doctor is a person who is qualified to treat people who are ill.

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Doctors’ Salary In South Africa


The average medical doctor’s salary in South Africa is R 600 000 per year or R 308 per hour.

Entry-level positions start at R 450 000 per year, while most experienced workers make up to R 1 335 002 per year.

JOB TITLESALARY
South African Department of Health Medical Doctor salaries – 3 salaries reportedZAR 58,236/mo
Western Cape Government Department of Health Doctor salaries – 2 salaries reportedZAR 84,628/mo
Gauteng Department of Health Doctor salaries – 2 salaries reportedZAR 101,338/mo

How long do you study to become a doctor in SA?

To become a doctor in South Africa you have to study for 6 years (5 years at UFS) or 7 years if you are on the extended program provided you do not fail any year.

Which subject is best for Doctor?

Usually, to become a Doctor, you will need to study 2 science or mathematics subjects for your A-Levels. Science subjects are Biology/Human Biology, Chemistry, Physics and sometimes Psychology.

Mathematics subjects being Maths or Further Maths.

What marks are needed to become a Doctor?

You must have a minimum aggregate of at least 70%. Your Maths, Physics, and Life Science must be at least 50%. In reality, most applicants will have averages in the range of 75-85%. Stellenbosch also offers the possibility of transferring from a degree in life sciences or natural sciences at the end of the first year.

Which university can I study at to be a doctor in South Africa?

You can only study medicine at accredited South African Universities.

There are nine medical universities in South Africa, including the University of Cape Town, the University of Witwatersrand, and Stellenbosch University.

What is the first step to becoming a doctor?

The journey to start practicing medicine begins with understanding how to become a doctor.

Complete your senior secondary education.

Appear for an MBBS entrance exam.

Complete your MBBS.

Complete an internship. dical Register.

Practice as a doctor.

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