When it comes to earnings, how do dermatologists fare?
New specialist income figures show that dermatologists are among the highest-earning specialists, earning $188 an hour in 2017.
The figures were taken from the MABEL — the longitudinal survey of more than 4000 doctors across Australia.
Across all specialties, the top earners were radiologists, whose median hourly income after tax but before practice costs was $261.
Dermatologists earned $188 an hour, with those in the 25th and 75th percentile earning $117 an hour and $258 an hour, respectively.
Overall, non-GP specialist earnings have been rising