A medical doctor (M.D.) is a licensed physician who is a graduate of an accredited medical school. Primary Care M.D.s deliver the basic diagnostic and preventive medical care that patients most often need.
A doctor of osteopathic medicine (D.O.) is a fully trained and licensed doctor who has attended and graduated from a U.S. osteopathic medical school. A doctor of medicine (M.D.) has attended and graduated from a conventional medical school.
Average Monthly Salary
( 331,000 BWP yearly)
A person working as a Doctor / Physician in Botswana typically earns around 27,600 BWP per month. Salaries range from 10,100 BWP (lowest average) to 46,600 BWP (highest average, the 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.
Average Monthly Salary
( 274,000 BWP yearly)
A person working as a General Medical Practitioner in Botswana typically earns around 22,800 BWP per month. Salaries range from 12,300 BWP (lowest) to 34,400 BWP (highest).
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. General Medical Practitioner salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.
Salaries for specific jobs
|Job Title||Average Salary|
|Advanced Nutrition Aide||17,100 BWP|
|Advanced Practice Provider||16,700 BWP|
|Behavioral Health Specialist||13,300 BWP|
|Clinical Psychologist||36,700 BWP|
|Correctional Treatment Specialist||21,300 BWP|
|Counseling Psychologist||29,400 BWP|
|Emergency Department Physician||25,500 BWP|
|Exercise Physiologist||27,700 BWP|
|Forensic Pathologist||32,700 BWP|
|General Medical Practitioner||22,800 BWP|
|Genetic Counselor||19,700 BWP|
|Invasive Cardiologist||45,600 BWP|
|Mental Health Therapist||21,600 BWP|
|Naturopathic Physician||36,800 BWP|
|Neurophysiology Technologist||10,200 BWP|
|Nuclear Medicine Physician||30,400 BWP|
|Obstetrician / Gynecologist||31,500 BWP|
|Occupational Health Safety Specialist||16,900 BWP|
|Physical Therapist||19,500 BWP|
|Physical Therapy Director||23,100 BWP|
|Physician – Anesthesiology||40,100 BWP|
|Physician – Cardiology||44,200 BWP|
|Physician – CCU||25,800 BWP|
|Physician – Dermatology||37,400 BWP|
|Physician – Emergency Room||26,100 BWP|
|Physician – Endocrinology||34,300 BWP|
|Physician – Family Practice||24,500 BWP|
|Physician – Gastroenterology||30,900 BWP|
|Physician – Generalist||25,500 BWP|
|Physician – Geriatrics||22,600 BWP|
|Physician – Hematology / Oncology||32,600 BWP|
|Physician – Immunology / Allergy||35,700 BWP|
|Physician – Infectious Disease||31,300 BWP|
|Physician – Internal Medicine||35,500 BWP|
|Physician – Maternal / Fetal Medicine||29,200 BWP|
|Physician – Nephrology||36,800 BWP|
|Physician – Neurology||37,900 BWP|
|Physician – Nuclear Medicine||29,900 BWP|
|Physician – Obstetrics / Gynecology||32,600 BWP|
|Physician – Occupational Medicine||25,900 BWP|
|Physician – Ophthalmology||22,600 BWP|
|Physician – Otolaryngology||21,800 BWP|
|Physician – Pain Medicine||21,000 BWP|
|Physician – Pathology||27,400 BWP|
|Physician – Pediatric Cardiology||31,500 BWP|
|Physician – Pediatric Neonatology||31,000 BWP|
|Physician – Pediatrics||28,800 BWP|
|Physician – Physiatry||32,200 BWP|
|Physician – Podiatry||27,600 BWP|
|Physician – Pulmonary Medicine||22,400 BWP|
|Physician – Radiation Therapy||37,700 BWP|
|Physician – Radiology||35,100 BWP|
|Physician – Rheumatology||31,900 BWP|
|Physician – Sports Medicine||32,500 BWP|
|Physician – Urology||43,200 BWP|
|Physician Assistant||18,800 BWP|
|Preventive Medicine Physician||27,200 BWP|
|Registered Respiratory Therapist||19,100 BWP|
|Skin Care Specialist||18,000 BWP|
|Vision Rehabilitation Therapist||19,900 BWP|
How much are medical doctors paid in Botswana?
SALARY: D4 (BWP 165, 300 – 182, 496) per annum QUALIFICATION: BSc.
How much do nurses earn in Botswana?
Nurse in Gaborone, Botswana Area Salaries
|Ministry of Health, Republic of Botswana Registered Nurse salaries – 1 salary reported||Gaborone, Botswana Area||BWP 250,000/yr|
|Ministry of Health, Republic of Botswana Registered Nurse salaries – 1 salary reported||Gaborone, Botswana Area||BWP 130,296/yr|
What is the highest-paying job in Botswana?
The best-paid positions in Botswana
- Pilot Transport, Haulage, Logistics.
- Scrum Master Information Technology.
- 12,186 BWP.
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- Marketing Director Top Management.
- Relationship Manager Banking. 11,807 BWP.
- Sales Director Top Management. 11,775 BWP.
- Business Development Manager Management. 11,671 BWP.