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Salary statistics in the private healthcare industry

Salary statistics in the private healthcare industry

How much do professionals in the private healthcare industry earn; professionals such as dentists, physiotherapists, or psychologists? What are the salary differences between someone who has been practicing their profession for less than five years, and someone who has been going for more than that? And how much bonus do these professionals earn? We give the answers to these questions with the below salary statistics in the private healthcare industry, comparing US professionals to Chinese, Norwegian, and British practitioners, respectively.

Dental care salary statistics

According to Salary Expert – Dentist Salary in the United States, the average yearly salary for an American dentist is just over $190,000, which translates to about $92 per hour. It’s also possible to get bonuses, and the overall average is just under $7,000 per year. For dentists who have been practicing for less than three years, the average salary is around $131,000, whereas it’s almost a quarter of a million for those who have been practicing for more than eight years.

In comparison, the average yearly salary for a Chinese dentist is around $130,000 per year. Bonuses come in the form of individual performance, company performance, and goal achievement, among other things. In a survey referred to by the salary comparison service Salary Explorer, more than eighty percent answered that they had received monetary bonuses during the last year. Furthermore, dentists with five or fewer years of experience earn about $103,000 per year, while those with five to ten earn an average of $134,000 per year.

Physiotherapy salary statistics

The average yearly salary for an American physiotherapist is just over $150,000. Bonuses seem to generally apply to private healthcare clinics, based on individual and company performance, and this also applies to US physiotherapy clinics. For physiotherapists who have been practicing for five years or less, the average yearly salary is around $122,000, whereas it’s about $160,000 for those who have been practicing for between five to ten.

In comparison, the average yearly salary for a Norwegian physiotherapist is around $132,000 per year. Physiotherapists have good chances for receiving bonuses. In a survey by the Norwegian physiotherapy clinic Salis Fysioklinikk: Fysioterapi i Kristiansand, only fifteen percent of the staff in thirteen clinics answered that they hadn’t received any bonuses during the last year, whereas eighty-five percent confirmed that they had gotten bonuses consisting of five to ten percent of their yearly salary. And whereas physiotherapists who have practiced for less than five years earn an average of $92,000 per year, someone with five to ten years of experience has an average yearly salary of $136,000.

Psychology salary statistics

The average yearly salary for an American psychologist is just over $160,000. For psychologists who have been practicing for five years or less, the average yearly salary is around $123,000, whereas it’s about $170,000 for those who have been practicing for between five to ten.

In comparison, the average yearly salary for a UK psychologist is also about $160,000. For psychologists who have been practicing for five years or less, the average yearly salary is around $111,000, whereas it’s about $164,000 for those who have been practicing for between five to ten.

The above statistics show that, in general, dentists, physiotherapists, and psychologists in the US, China, Norway, and the UK have a healthy yearly salary, and that most of them have good opportunities for earning substantial bonuses. Furthermore, there’s a big difference in salary for those who have been practicing for fewer than five years, and those who have been practicing for more.