(Last Updated On: August 25, 2020)
An obstetrician-gynecologist is a healthcare professional that mainly specializes in the female reproductive health. Obstetrics involves working with pregnant women such as delivering babies while gynecology mainly deals with the female reproductive system treating a wide range of conditions such as STIs, reproductive health and preventative care services.
Salary – $374,000
A study done by ERI found that the yearly base salary of an OB/GYN ranges between CHF208,400 – CHF416,000 while the average base salary is approximately CHF314,000.
Salary – $370,000
According to the Canadian Institute for Health Information, the average national gross pay for an ob/gyn working in Canada is CA$485,407 annually . The highest paying provinces in the country is Quebec ($604,000), British Columbia ($489,000), Saskatchewan ($486,000) and Alberta ($483,000)
Salary – $330,000
According to a study provided by Health Relations Germany, a self employed gynecologist based in Germany is able to earn €278,000 annually. Those who are still in the early years of their careers can expect to earn €7,250 per month under employment and this rises gradually as one gains experience. Some of the highest paying states include Baden Wurttemberg, Bavaria and Hamburg.
Salary – $324,000
An ob/gyn based in Australia makes an approximately $450,000 annually based on the figures provided by the Australian Taxation Office. They are among the highest paid workers in the country.
Salary – $240,000
As per figures provided by UNASA, an ob/gyn based in France largely based in a private facility is able to get an annual net fees of around €204,000.
Based on the data provided by ERI, the average salary of a Japanese Obstetrician is JPY 25 million a year while the salary range is JPY 16 million – JPY 34 million annually.
7. United States
Salary – $234,000
According to the US Bureau of Labor of Statistics, the mean annual wage of obstetricians and gynecologists based in the US the mean annual wage is $234,000. Most of them work in offices of physicians and some of the top paying states are Wyoming, Hawaii, Alaska, Alabama and Iowa.
8. New Zealand
Salary – $142,000
Gynaecologists/obstetricians based in New Zealand usually earn a starting salary of NZ$70,000 – $150,000. Once one attains a senior position, they usually end up earning NZ$152,000 – NZ$217,000 a year based of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists.
9. United Kingdom
Medical consultants employed by the NHS earn from £77,913 to £105,042 basic pay. One can also be paid for additional duties and may be eligible for Clinical Excellence Awards which basically rewards outstanding performance.