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Health Care Salary Survey Guide 2016


In this edition of the healthcare industry salary guide, we have tried to address the upbeat momentum in the healthcare sector across UAE market and report the latest pay rates and new job titles created. On a day-to-day basis, our Clients (Medical Institutions, Hospitals, Clinics & Healthcare Professionals ) request information from us on current salary trends. The aim of this guide is to provide a compilation of salaries and benefits across healthcare sector .

The healthcare sector in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) is actively expanding its national healthcare system to meet the growing needs of its people and support economic diversification. All seven emirates provide healthcare services to their citizen and are rapidly building their healthcare infrastructure inclusive of new hospitals and clinics, while simultaneously developing their local workforce.

With a major boost across industries, healthcare industry in specifics is experiencing the rising demand in the region which clearly indicates the need for qualified medical and healthcare professionals across the world to come and work in the UAE. The current statistics are among the lowest within the region and pale in comparison to the developed markets.

The salaries too are moving up, every organization wants to retain and get the best available talent and get ready for the growth wave. The majority of companies in the sectors are in expanding mode and they need the right talent to support this expansion. The entire sector is experiencing positive change and most companies to use attractive means to retain their talent. Higher salaries along with attractive perks is becoming the trend in the region.

We hope that this guide will serve as a reference tool for you. We are always here to assist you with current trend & data updations pertaining to the survey. Please note that the salary range in this publication is subject to . changes arising out of fluctuations in market and economic conditions.

We hope that you will find the data presented in this publication interesting and useful.

# Speciality Group Consultant Specialist Benefits
1 Allergy & Immunology Internal Medicine $ 215,000 NA Standard
2 Anesthesiology ICU / Surgery $ 225,000 $ 160,000 Standard
3 Cardiology Internal Medicine $ 280,000 $ 180,000 Standard
4 Cardiovascular Surgery Surgery $ 325,000 $ 280,000 Standard
5 Dermatology Internal Medicine $ 230,000 $ 160,000 Standard
6 Emergency Medicine Internal Medicine $ 260,000 $ 180,000 Standard
7 Endocrinology Internal Medicine $ 245,000 $ 160,000 Standard
8 Gastroenterology Internal Medicine $ 245,000 $ 160,000 Standard
9 General Surgery Surgery $ 215,000 $ 150,000 Standard
10 Geriatrics Internal Medicine $ 275,000 $ 180,000 Standard
11 Hepatology Internal Medicine $ 245,000 $ 165,000 Standard
12 Internal Medicine Internal Medicine $ 245,000 $ 160,000 Standard
13 Nephrology Internal Medicine $ 245,000 $ 180,000 Standard
14 Neurology Internal Medicine $ 260,000 $ 215,000 Standard
15 Neurosurgery Surgery $ 325,000 $ 275,000 Standard
16 Obstetrics & Gynecology Internal Medicine $ 225,000 $ 180,000 Standard
17 Oncology – Medical Internal Medicine $ 275,000 $ 225,000 Standard
18 Oncology – Surgical Surgery $ 325,000 $ 275,000 Standard
19 Ophthalmology Surgery $ 195,000 $ 150,000 Standard
20 Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Surgery $ 325,000 $ 275,000 Standard
21 Orthopedic Surgery $ 275,000 $ 195,000 Standard
22 Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) Surgery $ 195,000 $ 150,000 Standard
23 Pathology Internal Medicine $ 160,000 $ 115,000 Standard
24 Pediatrics Internal Medicine $ 240,000 $ 180,000 Standard
25 Pediatric Surgery Surgery $ 285,000 $ 200,000 Standard
26 Plastic Surgery Surgery $ 285,000 $ 215,000 Standard
27 Proctology Internal Medicine $ 280,000 $ 215,000 Standard
28 Psychiatry Internal Medicine $ 185,000 $ 145,000 Standard
29 Pulmonology Internal Medicine $ 245,000 $ 160,000 Standard
30 Radiology Medicine $ 280,000 $ 180,000 Standard
31 Rheumatology Internal Medicine $ 245,000 $ 165,000 Standard
32 Thoracic Surgery – CTVS Surgery $ 255,000 $ 215,000 Standard
33 Transplant Surgery – (L, K, H, O) Internal Medicine $ 245,000 $ 180,000 Standard
34 Urology Surgery $ 280,000 $ 195,000 Standard
35 Vascular Surgeon – IV Surgery $ 365,000 $ 275,000 Standard

*All the above figures are based on annual CTC

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Standard Benefits :

At the termination of the contract employee will receive service award payment (Gratuity) in accordance with U.A.E. labour law. Employee will be entitle for gratuity upon completion of one or more years of continuous service with the hospital. The calculation of the gratuity will be based on your basic salary at the time of termination the agreement.

Annual Leave
The employee will be eligible for a period of annual leave with pay for thirty (30) calendar days each year accrued at the rate of 2.5 days per month (before completion of one year service with the hospital the rate will be 2 days per month), and can carry forward a maximum of two years leave entitlement only, any excess leave will be forfeited. The employee will not be entitled for paid leave before completion of six month with the hospital.

The employer shall keep the right to accept or reject the annual leave or to change the date of commencement of annual leave. Leave encashment is allowed only in exceptional cases with prior written approval from the management, it is calculated only on basic salary.

Sick Leave
The employee is eligible for 15 days sick leave per contracted year in accordance with U.A.E labour law, subject to provide sick leave certificate from this hospital or from any government hospital in U.A.E.

CME Leave
Continuous Medical Education (CME) Leave After successful completion of six months of service with the hospital, the EMPLOYEE will be entitled to seven calendar days CME leave per year as per hospital policy, such leave to be availed in consultation with the EMPLOYER. Expenses based on actual, will be reimbursed to the EMPLOYEE.

Public Holidays
The employee shall be entitled to all official public holidays prescribed by the Government of U.A.E. in accordance with the labour law with fully pay. Holidays are non-deferrable except when required to meet hospital operational considerations.

Government Expenses and Fees
All charges incurred in processing employment visa, labour card (except for Emirates ID), DHA License fees will be borne by the employer (except for Primary Source Verification for your degrees). If the employee terminates the agreement before the expiry of the term, all the above expenses paid by the employer will be recovered from the employee on a pro-rata basis.

Passage THE EMPLOYER shall provide the EMPLOYEE, spouse and three children below 18 years once a year air tickets between Home Country and Dubai, UAE, Economy class tickets, will be entitled for the annual ticket after completion of 11 months continuous service with the hospital. The choice of airline and type of ticket will be at the discretion of the EMPLOYER. The EMPLOYEE may choose to receive cash equivalent in lieu of the tickets.

Medical care The EMPLOYEE shall during his employment hereunder be provided with free medical treatment for himself, spouse and three children below 18 years, as available at the Hospital provided that under no circumstances shall the EMPLOYEE or his dependents be entitled to receive any dental, obstetric or cosmetic treatment, free of charge. The medical care will be provided as per the hospital policy.