GP Salary New Zealand
Learn more about doctors’ salaries and working conditions in New Zealand
Specialising in GP jobs across Australia and New Zealand, Aster Medical can provide you with comprehensive information on the average GP salaries, hospital doctor salaries and expected tax rates in New Zealand.
In New Zealand, it is the Government who sets the medical salaries which means that doctors are being paid the same amount for any particular job across New Zealand. GPs tend to earn between NZ$120,000 and NZ$185,000.
How much you will be paid will depend on:
- How many hours you will be working per week
- The number of postgraduate years you have worked for
Working conditions are very favourable in New Zealand in comparison, offering more study and annual leave, as well as fewer working hours for a better work/life balance.
Medical Salaries in New Zealand
|Seniority||Approximate Basic Salary (NZ $)||Estimated Salary after Average Overtime (NZ $)|
|Resident / SHO||70,000||85,000|
|General Practitioner||120,000 – 160,000||130,000 – 185,000|
|Consultant (Specialist)||150,000 – 230,000||180,000 – 260,000|
Tax Rates in New Zealand
Salaries in NZ are attractive with low taxation (the tax rate is currently capped at 33%).
|Taxable Income (NZ$)||Tax Payable (NZ$)|
|0$ – $14,000||10.5%|
|$14001 – $48,000||$1,470 + 17.5% of excess over $14,000|
|$48,001 – $70,000||$7,420 + 30% of excess over $48,001|
|$70,001 +||$14,020 + 33% of excess over $70,000|
For more information on the average doctor salaries or medical jobs currently available in New Zealand, view our listings online or contact us on 1300 767 473 today!