Who earns the most in healthcare?

  Surgeons are the top earners in the country with a taxable income of $353,000, according to the latest tax statistics.

The figure dwarfs all other medical specialists with the mean incomes of most doctors between $140,000 and $160,000.

There is no separate mean income figure for GPs.

Pharmacists and chiropractors averaged $63,000 during 2011/12.

See our list of health professionals' earnings below: