Wide pay gap persists between male and female doctors

EXCLUSIVE: Female doctors continue to earn far less than men across almost every medical specialty, showing medicine still has a long way to go to achieve genuine equality. 

In 2015, female GPs aged under 60 earned an average of $89 per hour compared with $110 per hour for their male peers, challenging the myth of general practice as female-friendly.

The bottom 25% of female GPs are earning less than $64.75 an hour, after practice costs and before tax.

Significant pay disparities also exist in almost every other specialty —

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