Medical Doctor’s Salary in Botswana

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

27,600 BWP

( 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

22,800 BWP

( 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 TitleAverage Salary
Advanced Nutrition Aide17,100 BWP
Advanced Practice Provider16,700 BWP
Allergist21,600 BWP
Behavioral Health Specialist13,300 BWP
Chiropractor14,500 BWP
Clinical Psychologist36,700 BWP
Correctional Treatment Specialist21,300 BWP
Counseling Psychologist29,400 BWP
Dermatologist36,900 BWP
Dietitian22,200 BWP
Doctor29,700 BWP
Emergency Department Physician25,500 BWP
Exercise Physiologist27,700 BWP
Forensic Pathologist32,700 BWP
General Medical Practitioner22,800 BWP
Genetic Counselor19,700 BWP
Internist37,300 BWP
Interventionist36,800 BWP
Invasive Cardiologist45,600 BWP
Mental Health Therapist21,600 BWP
Naturopathic Physician36,800 BWP
Neurologist35,400 BWP
Neurophysiology Technologist10,200 BWP
Nuclear Medicine Physician30,400 BWP
Obstetrician / Gynecologist31,500 BWP
Occupational Health Safety Specialist16,900 BWP
Ophthalmologist25,800 BWP
Optometrist25,400 BWP
Pediatrician29,000 BWP
Physical Therapist19,500 BWP
Physical Therapy Director23,100 BWP
Physician – Anesthesiology40,100 BWP
Physician – Cardiology44,200 BWP
Physician – CCU25,800 BWP
Physician – Dermatology37,400 BWP
Physician – Emergency Room26,100 BWP
Physician – Endocrinology34,300 BWP
Physician – Family Practice24,500 BWP
Physician – Gastroenterology30,900 BWP
Physician – Generalist25,500 BWP
Physician – Geriatrics22,600 BWP
Physician – Hematology / Oncology32,600 BWP
Physician – Immunology / Allergy35,700 BWP
Physician – Infectious Disease31,300 BWP
Physician – Internal Medicine35,500 BWP
Physician – Maternal / Fetal Medicine29,200 BWP
Physician – Nephrology36,800 BWP
Physician – Neurology37,900 BWP
Physician – Nuclear Medicine29,900 BWP
Physician – Obstetrics / Gynecology32,600 BWP
Physician – Occupational Medicine25,900 BWP
Physician – Ophthalmology22,600 BWP
Physician – Otolaryngology21,800 BWP
Physician – Pain Medicine21,000 BWP
Physician – Pathology27,400 BWP
Physician – Pediatric Cardiology31,500 BWP
Physician – Pediatric Neonatology31,000 BWP
Physician – Pediatrics28,800 BWP
Physician – Physiatry32,200 BWP
Physician – Podiatry27,600 BWP
Physician – Pulmonary Medicine22,400 BWP
Physician – Radiation Therapy37,700 BWP
Physician – Radiology35,100 BWP
Physician – Rheumatology31,900 BWP
Physician – Sports Medicine32,500 BWP
Physician – Urology43,200 BWP
Physician Assistant18,800 BWP
Physiotherapist21,500 BWP
Podiatrist22,900 BWP
Preventive Medicine Physician27,200 BWP
Psychiatrist30,300 BWP
Psychologist32,000 BWP
Psychometrician25,500 BWP
Radiologist32,700 BWP
Registered Respiratory Therapist19,100 BWP
Skin Care Specialist18,000 BWP
Urologist42,200 BWP
Vision Rehabilitation Therapist19,900 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

Job TitleLocationSalary
Ministry of Health, Republic of Botswana Registered Nurse salaries – 1 salary reportedGaborone, Botswana AreaBWP 250,000/yr
Ministry of Health, Republic of Botswana Registered Nurse salaries – 1 salary reportedGaborone, Botswana AreaBWP 130,296/yr

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