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Doctor / Physician Average Salaries in Bangladesh 2021

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

Average Monthly Salary
61,200 BDT
( 734,000 BDT yearly)


A person working in Doctor / Physician in Bangladesh typically earns around 61,200 BDT per month. Salaries range from 22,500 BDT (lowest average) to 103,000 BDT (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 Aide36,500 BDT
Advanced Practice Provider35,200 BDT
Allergist52,300 BDT
Behavioral Health Specialist31,200 BDT
Chiropractor32,300 BDT
Clinical Psychologist84,700 BDT
Correctional Treatment Specialist51,200 BDT
Counseling Psychologist61,900 BDT
Dermatologist76,300 BDT
Dietitian50,600 BDT
Doctor69,200 BDT
Emergency Department Physician60,000 BDT
Exercise Physiologist64,500 BDT
Forensic Pathologist71,800 BDT
General Medical Practitioner51,600 BDT
Genetic Counselor43,700 BDT
Internist84,300 BDT
Interventionist82,400 BDT
Invasive Cardiologist112,000 BDT
Mental Health Therapst48,000 BDT
Naturopathic Physician78,400 BDT
Neurologist79,200 BDT
Neurophysiology Technologist23,600 BDT
Nuclear Medicine Physician72,200 BDT
Obstetrician / Gynecologist74,900 BDT
Occupational Health Safety Specialist35,600 BDT
Ophthalmologist57,100 BDT
Optometrist54,500 BDT
Pediatrician60,500 BDT
Physical Therapist44,900 BDT
Physical Therapy Director47,700 BDT
Physician - Anesthesiology90,700 BDT
Physician - Cardiology99,000 BDT
Physician - CCU57,100 BDT
Physician - Dermatology82,100 BDT
Physician - Emergency Room62,600 BDT
Physician - Endocrinology73,800 BDT
Physician - Family Practice52,300 BDT
Physician - Gastroenterology72,200 BDT
Physician - Generalist58,900 BDT
Physician - Geriatrics51,700 BDT
Physician - Hematology / Oncology66,600 BDT
Physician - Immunology / Allergy79,000 BDT
Physician - Infectious Disease68,700 BDT
Physician - Internal Medicine85,300 BDT
Physician - Maternal / Fetal Medicine69,500 BDT
Physician - Nephrology78,400 BDT
Physician - Neurology79,900 BDT
Physician - Nuclear Medicine69,100 BDT
Physician - Obstetrics / Gynecology74,400 BDT
Physician - Occupational Medicine58,500 BDT
Physician - Ophthalmology50,700 BDT
Physician - Otolaryngology48,400 BDT
Physician - Pain Medicine46,000 BDT
Physician - Pathology59,600 BDT
Physician - Pediatric Cardiology74,900 BDT
Physician - Pediatric Neonatology72,800 BDT
Physician - Pediatrics60,700 BDT
Physician - Physiatry67,300 BDT
Physician - Podiatry63,000 BDT
Physician - Pulmonary Medicine50,600 BDT
Physician - Radiation Therapy84,500 BDT
Physician - Radiology85,900 BDT
Physician - Rheumatology69,900 BDT
Physician - Sports Medicine70,500 BDT
Physician - Urology93,000 BDT
Physician Assistant44,200 BDT
Physiotherapist50,200 BDT
Podiatrist50,300 BDT
Preventive Medicine Physician64,700 BDT
Psychiatrist67,900 BDT
Psychololgist68,700 BDT
Psychometrician60,000 BDT
Radiologist72,500 BDT
Registered Respiratory Therapist41,900 BDT
Skin Care Specialist40,400 BDT
Urologist88,900 BDT
Vision Rehabilitation Therapist41,400 BDT

Doctor / Physician Jobs Salary Distribution in Bangladesh

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

  • Salary Range

    Doctor / Physician salaries in Bangladesh range from 22,500 BDT per month (minimum average salary) to 103,000 BDT per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 66,100 BDT per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Doctor / Physician are earning less than 66,100 BDT while the other half are earning more than 66,100 BDT. 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 39,800 BDT while 75% of them are earning more than 39,800 BDT. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Doctor / Physician are earning less than 91,400 BDT while 25% are earning more than 91,400 BDT.

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 Bangladesh 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 Bangladesh who work in Doctor / Physician earn 21% more than their female counterparts on average.

67,100 BDT
55,300 BDT
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Bangladesh for all Careers

Salary comparison by gender monthly Bangladesh
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Doctor / Physician Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Bangladesh

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

Doctor / Physician

Doctor / Physician professionals in Bangladesh are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 9% every 27 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 5% granted to employees every 28 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Bangladesh 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.

Bangladesh / 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 Bangladesh is 2%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2020

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Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Bangladesh for the year 2020. 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 Bangladesh

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Bangladesh 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.

36% of surveyed staff in Doctor / Physician reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 64% 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
No Bonus

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.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

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 Bangladesh

350 BDT per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Bangladesh is 350 BDT. This means that the average person in Bangladesh earns approximately 350 BDT 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 Bangladesh
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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
Barisal61,000 BDT
Bogra64,100 BDT
Chandpur56,100 BDT
Chittagong67,300 BDT
Coxs Bazar58,700 BDT
Dhaka68,400 BDT
Jamalpur57,600 BDT
Jessore60,200 BDT
Khulna65,100 BDT
Rajshahi66,500 BDT
St. Martin55,000 BDT
Sylhet62,800 BDT

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 Bangladesh earn 25% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
23,200 BDT
Public Sector+25%
28,900 BDT
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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