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Doctor / Physician Average Salaries in Poland 2020

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


Average Monthly Salary
17,800 PLN
( 213,000 PLN yearly)

LOW
6,530
PLN
AVERAGE
17,800
PLN
HIGH
30,000
PLN

A person working in Doctor / Physician in Poland typically earns around 17,800 PLN per month. Salaries range from 6,530 PLN (lowest average) to 30,000 PLN (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Doctor / Physician careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Advanced Nutrition Aide10,800 PLN
Advanced Practice Provider9,980 PLN
Allergist13,800 PLN
Behavioral Health Specialist8,370 PLN
Chiropractor8,470 PLN
Clinical Psychologist22,900 PLN
Correctional Treatment Specialist13,600 PLN
Counseling Psychologist17,600 PLN
Dermatologist23,000 PLN
Dietitian13,800 PLN
Doctor17,700 PLN
Emergency Department Physician16,900 PLN
Exercise Physiologist17,400 PLN
Forensic Pathologist19,900 PLN
General Medical Practitioner14,800 PLN
Genetic Counselor11,500 PLN
Internist21,900 PLN
Interventionist22,700 PLN
Invasive Cardiologist29,400 PLN
Mental Health Therapst12,600 PLN
Naturopathic Physician22,100 PLN
Neurologist21,800 PLN
Neurophysiology Technologist6,070 PLN
Nuclear Medicine Physician18,300 PLN
Obstetrician / Gynecologist20,000 PLN
Occupational Health Safety Specialist10,600 PLN
Ophthalmologist15,000 PLN
Optometrist15,300 PLN
Pediatrician17,300 PLN
Physical Therapist11,600 PLN
Physical Therapy Director14,400 PLN
Physician - Anesthesiology26,100 PLN
Physician - Cardiology27,200 PLN
Physician - CCU15,000 PLN
Physician - Dermatology22,800 PLN
Physician - Emergency Room16,600 PLN
Physician - Endocrinology20,700 PLN
Physician - Family Practice14,000 PLN
Physician - Gastroenterology20,400 PLN
Physician - Generalist16,000 PLN
Physician - Geriatrics13,400 PLN
Physician - Hematology / Oncology20,200 PLN
Physician - Immunology / Allergy21,800 PLN
Physician - Infectious Disease18,200 PLN
Physician - Internal Medicine23,800 PLN
Physician - Maternal / Fetal Medicine18,600 PLN
Physician - Nephrology22,100 PLN
Physician - Neurology21,500 PLN
Physician - Nuclear Medicine19,700 PLN
Physician - Obstetrics / Gynecology20,200 PLN
Physician - Occupational Medicine15,200 PLN
Physician - Ophthalmology13,900 PLN
Physician - Otolaryngology14,100 PLN
Physician - Pain Medicine12,800 PLN
Physician - Pathology15,800 PLN
Physician - Pediatric Cardiology21,000 PLN
Physician - Pediatric Neonatology19,500 PLN
Physician - Pediatrics17,200 PLN
Physician - Physiatry18,200 PLN
Physician - Podiatry18,000 PLN
Physician - Pulmonary Medicine13,800 PLN
Physician - Radiation Therapy22,100 PLN
Physician - Radiology21,500 PLN
Physician - Rheumatology20,400 PLN
Physician - Sports Medicine19,700 PLN
Physician - Urology24,800 PLN
Physician Assistant12,500 PLN
Physiotherapist13,500 PLN
Podiatrist13,300 PLN
Preventive Medicine Physician18,100 PLN
Psychiatrist18,700 PLN
Psychololgist19,300 PLN
Psychometrician16,100 PLN
Radiologist21,000 PLN
Registered Respiratory Therapist12,200 PLN
Skin Care Specialist10,600 PLN
Urologist25,200 PLN
Vision Rehabilitation Therapist11,800 PLN

Doctor / Physician Jobs Salary Distribution in Poland

Median and salary distribution monthly Poland Doctor / Physician
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Doctor / Physician salaries in Poland range from 6,530 PLN per month (minimum average salary) to 30,000 PLN per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 18,800 PLN per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Doctor / Physician are earning less than 18,800 PLN while the other half are earning more than 18,800 PLN. 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.

  • Percentiles

    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 11,400 PLN while 75% of them are earning more than 11,400 PLN. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Doctor / Physician are earning less than 25,900 PLN while 25% are earning more than 25,900 PLN.


What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

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 plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does a person's salary progress over time?

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher the wage.

Generally speaking, employees having experience from two to five years earn on average 32% more than freshers and juniors across all industries and disciplines.

Professionals with experience of more than five years tend to earn on average 36% more than those with five years or less of work experience.


Change in salary based on experience varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of many different jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

As you hit the ten years mark, the salary increases by 21% and an additional 14% for those who have crossed the 15 years mark.

Those figures are presented as guidelines only. The numbers become more significant if you consider one job title at a time.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Doctor / Physician Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Poland Doctor / Physician
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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male employees in Poland who work in Doctor / Physician earn 6% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
18,300 PLN
Female-6%
17,300 PLN
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Poland for all Careers

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Doctor / Physician Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Poland

How much are annual salary increments in Poland for Doctor / Physician professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Doctor / Physician

Doctor / Physician professionals in Poland are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 12% every 16 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 17 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Poland Doctor / Physician
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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Poland / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Poland is 6%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

Banking
2%
Energy
4%
Information Technology
6%
Healthcare
8%
Travel
1%
Construction
3%
Education
5%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Poland for the year 2019. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.


Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Doctor / Physician Bonus and Incentive Rates in Poland

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Poland Doctor / Physician
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Doctor / Physician is considered to be a high bonus-based field due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

20% of surveyed staff in Doctor / Physician reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 80% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 5% to 9% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
80%
No Bonus
20%

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.


What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

Example:
A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

Example:
A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.


Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Doctor / Physician Hourly Average Wage in Poland


100 PLN per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Poland is 100 PLN. This means that the average person in Poland earns approximately 100 PLN for every worked hour.


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

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked 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 the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Doctor / Physician VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Doctor / Physician and Health and Medical monthly Poland
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The average salary for Doctor / Physician is 57% more than that of Health and Medical. Also, Health and Medical salaries are 49% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Gdansk16,200 PLN
Katowice14,800 PLN
Krakow19,500 PLN
Lublin15,300 PLN
Poznan16,700 PLN
Szczecin15,700 PLN
Warsaw20,000 PLN
Wroclaw19,000 PLN

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Poland earn 7% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
7,250 PLN
Public Sector+7%
7,790 PLN
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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