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GP Earnings and Expenses - 2011-12

Publication date: 09:30 September 25, 2013

Summary

The latest GP Earnings and Expenses Enquiry provides a detailed study of the earnings and expenses of both contractor and salaried GPs in the UK in 2011/12.

Results are based on data from HM Revenue and Customs' tax self assessment database. They can be found in each section of the report as follows:

Section A: National Averages for Contractor, Salaried and Combined GPs.

Section B: Country Level Breakdown for Contractor, Salaried and Combined GPs.

Section C: Distributional Results for Contractor and Salaried GPs.

Section D: Detailed Results for Contractor, Salaried and Combined GPs.

Section E: Time Series for Contractor GPs.

The report has been agreed by the Technical Steering Committee (TSC), which is chaired by The HSCIC and has representation from the four UK Health Departments, NHS Employers, NHS England and the British Medical Association.


Key Facts

The average income before tax for contractor GPs in the UK in 2011/12 by contract type was:

  • £98,300 for those GPs working under a General Medical Services (GMS) contract (compared to £99,000 in 2010/11).

  • £111,600 for those GPs working under a Primary Medical Services (PMS) contract (compared to £113,400 in 2010/11, a decrease of 1.6 per cent).

  • £103,000 for those GPs working under either a GMS or PMS (GPMS) contract (compared to £104,100 in 2010/11, a decrease of 1.1 per cent).


  • Coverage

    Date Range: 06 April 2011 to 05 April 2012
    Geographical coverage: UK
    Geographical granularity: Country, Strategic Health Authorities, Regions

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