The highest paid physician in NHS is earing $800,000 a yr, in response to new figures exhibiting a $20,000 pay hole between female and male consultants.
The statistics present simply 5 out of the 100 top-earning NHS consultants in England are feminine, regardless of ladies making up a 3rd of the whole workforce.
And 6 occasions as many males as ladies had been paid the best bonuses, price greater than $80,000 every.
Finest paid of all was a male physician who earned virtually $800,000 in 2016/2017, in response to the figures obtained by the BBC.
The determine is 2 and a half occasions the earnings of the best paid lady.
Male consultants working full-time earned a median of $130,683, together with bonuses – 12 per cent greater than feminine consultants, who acquired a median of $120,874.
The pay hole shrank to $2,000 when additional time and bonuses had been stripped out.
Final yr the Telegraph revealed that 4 occasions as many bonuses are being paid to male consultants, in contrast with these for ladies.
Within the NHS, primary pay for consultants is topped up by a system of benefit awards, which may be price virtually at the least as a lot.
It means a guide incomes the utmost $110,000 NHS wage might be paid as much as $80,000 extra in annual bonuses, plus any revenue from personal work.
Overall – 22,874 of 43,856 consultants in England – greater than half – acquired some type of bonus, of between $20,000 and $87,000 a report back to ministers reveals.