Career opportunities for medical doctors in Germany

Career opportunities for medical doctors in Germany

The healthcare industry in Germany on the other hand is greatly developed, with an annual income of 260 billion Euros and counting about 4.3 million employees, local and international specialists and practitioners of medicine field.

As a medical doctor one has very good job prospects. Jobs that doctors typically get in Germany are in hospital, in their own medical practice or as an employee within big group practices.

Besides, the salary of graduate medical doctors is the highest compared to graduates from other study fields, with an average of 49,000 Euros / year.  This for the fact that there is a shortage of doctors and it is foreseen for this trend to continue for several more coming years.

There are different ways to search for a job as a medical doctor in Germany, where amongst them are websites with valuable information on the medical field, including open job vacancies in this field such as:

Or specialized medical associations: