The average salary for a Family Physician / Doctor in Canada is C$143,827.
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Job Description for Family Physician / Doctor
A Family Physician/Doctor serves as a primary care provider for individuals in a variety of age groups. He or she treats a wide variety of common health problems, concentrating on primary health care for the entire family. A family physician is often the first person called when a child or parent becomes ill. He or she performs an initial exam, and refers patients to specialists when necessary. The work environment for a doctor is generally indoors, in a clinic or hospital setting. Their coworke…Read more
Family Physician / Doctor Tasks
- Treat a wide variety of common health problems, concentrating on primary health care for the entire family.
- Refer patients to specialists when necessary.
Explore the most common career paths for Family Physician / Doctor. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
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Popular Skills for Family Physician / Doctor
Medicine / Surgery
Skills in Family Practice and Obstetrics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Acute Care, Medicine / Surgery and Family Practice/Pediatrics.
Pay by Experience Level for Family Physician / Doctor
An entry-level Family Physician / Doctor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$119,900 based on 141 salaries. An early career Family Physician / Doctor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$122,564 based on 240 salaries. A mid-career Family Physician / Doctor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$139,536 based on 132 salaries. An experienced Family Physician / Doctor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$154,527 based on 119 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$194,963.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Family Physician / Doctor in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 4.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Mississauga, Ontario (1.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ottawa, Ontario (16.6% less), Calgary, Alberta (11.9% less) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (11.2% less).
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