Medicine's gender income gap: Read the figures

There are only two specialties, according to MABEL data, where female doctors are earning more per hour than their male counterparts

The gender income gap persists across medicine, although there may be two specialties where female doctors are earning more than their male counterparts.

This is one discovery resulting from the MABEL (Medicine in Australia: Balancing Employment and Life) longitudinal survey of 8000 doctors.

One of the specialties it lists is geriatrics, where female geriatricians in 2018 generated an hourly median income of $149, $3-an-hour more than male geriatricians.

The figures are calculated before tax but

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