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Resident Doctors Monthly Salary Structures in Nigeria 2018

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Resident Doctors Monthly Salary Structures in Nigeria 2018Resident Doctors Salary… Often times, people are confused about the salary resident doctors earn, so this article will help clarify the issue.

Resident Doctors Monthly Salary Structures in Nigeria 2018.

Firstly, a resident doctor is a medical graduate who is undergoing residency training which takes place in the hospital. They are called resident doctors because they stay in the hospital staff quarters and are called upon to handle emergencies in the absence of the consultant doctor.

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Resident doctors are in two (2) categories:

  1. Junior Resident Doctor (JR)
  2. Senior Resident Doctor (SR)

The problem for most Nigerian graduates is securing internship after graduation and this is not limited to medical graduates; this is usually because of the of doctors graduating each year  and there is limited space to compete for. A resident doctor must secure an internship else the Medical/Dental Council of Nigeria will revoke his/her license.

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A resident doctor who is on internship can earn between N150, 000 to N200, 000 depending on the hospital.

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