GPs sit second to last on earnings graph

If further evidence is needed that GP income needs to increase, then here it is. 

This graph (below) shows that when measured by earnings per hour, GPs sit last but one of all medical specialties. 

It follows last week’s Australian Doctor story — one of the most read stories on our website — that GPs earn less than half of many specialists based on Australian Tax Office (ATO) figures on taxable income. 

The income per hour data,