Salaries of Foreign Doctors in Saudi Arabia

For Resident doctors: It is calculated as Basic Salary = 4000 SAR for MBBS + 200 SAR per year of experience (excluding house job) + 20% of the basic salary + 15% (? allowance) + 400 SAR travel allowance. For example: If you have 2 years after housejob experience your salaray (according to above formula) will be 4000+400+20%=5280 + 15% = 6072+400 (travel allowance) = 6472 per month

Specialist/Attending Physicians: MBBS+ Diploma = 6450 SR Basic + 330 SR Per yr of experience ( Count up to 15 yrs )

Specialist Doctors: MD/MS/DNB = 8050 SR Basic + 438 SR Per yr of experience ( Count up to 15 yrs )

Consultant Doctors: DM/M.CH/PH.D/MRCS/FRCS or any Equivalent = 10560 SR Basic + 576 SR Per yr of experience ( Count upto 15 yrs )

Developed Countries’ physicians: USA/Canada/Europe/Japan/Australia/New Zealand/South Africa/Singapore/Korea/Malaysia

Specialist Doctors: Graduation+ Diploma not less than 1 yr =8395 SR Basic + 506 SR Per yr of experience ( Count upto 15 yrs )


Specialist Doctors: Post Graduate or Equivalent = 13350 SR Basic + 750 SR Per yr of experience ( Count upto 15 yrs )

Consultant Doctors: Doctorate/MRCS/FRCS or Equivalent = 22280 SR Basic + 960 SR Per yr of experience ( Count upto 15 yrs )

The 20% and 15% + travel allowance is added to the above equations.

SAR = Saudi Riyal, MBBS = Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery



  1. ” Specialist Doctors: Graduation+ Diploma not less than 1 yr =8395 SR Basic + 506 SR Per yr of experience ( Count upto 15 yrs )”can u explain this diploma category??

  2. 1 MBBS(peshawar/Pakistan)
    2 MP H (pulmonology)

  3. I have passed MRCS 3 years back,
    Practicing as junior consultant in surgery in Bangladesh.

    I want to have an overseas experience as specialist in surgery.
    if anyone can arrange it for me i will give him half of my one month salary.

    I will send necessary document as per advice .

      • Dear Dr.Shoby,

        I have 4 years work experience in Pakistan and have cleared Saudi Council Exam.Can you please me in finding a job in KSA. Thanks in advance.

      • Dear Dr. Shoby !
        We are doctors from former Sovet Union (Russia). One of us is a doctor surgeon with over 30 years work experience, another is a doctor orthopaedist and traumotologist with the same work experience. Last 10 years we work in the Military Hospital in Yemen. Please help us in finding a job in KSA. After receiving Your replay we will send our CV. With Regards Dr. Iskender and Dr.Haidar.

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  5. Hello,
    I would like to ask you im a dental student from romania who is about to finish her 6th year of dentistry in september with licence. im french national and would like to know what are the conditions for me to work in a clinic as a dentist in the middle east and which will be the best place for me to work?

  6. need to know about expected salary package in KSA ,
    MBBS in 1991, house job 1993, masters in health management ( 2 years MBA in 2012)

  7. Internship 2005-06
    FCPS training general surgery (2007-2011)
    Working in Ireland since sept’2011.
    MRCS 2012.
    Worked as reg
    FRCS general/colorectal surgery feb’2016.
    what will be my package without CCST/CCT.

  8. Good day.

    I hold MBBS from Nigeria with 5years of work experience. I want to work as a resident.
    Pls can you link me up on how to go about getting license and job opportunity in KSA.


  9. Dear senior Doctors,
    I am a 5th year MBBS student. I am studying in China. After doing my internship can I get a job in Saudi Arabia? Low salary is ok.. I also want to study there. Is there any opportunity for me to get a job in Saudi Arabia? I will be very grateful if anyone give me information about my questions. Thanks in advance

  10. I had cleared sle in 2013 recently I have 6 months experience in pleads from Karachi …. I m searching a job in khobar as medical officer… I did my house job from Karachi … please reply

  11. I would like to join my husband currently working in Saudi Arabia but I have one year working experience after housejob.Would I get a job with that in saudi?

  12. hello,i am doctor md majharul islam joni,i have passed my mbbs degree with 1 year completed internship from bangladesh 1.5yrs back.i have 10 month working experience as a residential medical officer from a hsptl in bangladesh.i am also working as a general practitioner in a hospital for 1 yr in bangladesh.i am very interested to work in saudi arabia as a medical officer/general plz if any body help me about this matter,i’ll be grateful to him/her

  13. Hello,
    This is Dr.Monika from Bangladesh.After MBBS i did my DD from Bangkok, Thailand.I have over 9 yrs of experience in the field of aesthetic Dermatology.I am very eager to work in KSA.It would be very kind if anyone offer me a job in KSA.Thanks

  14. I,m MBBS fresh doctor from Pakistan qualified from Peshawar KM C Pakistan and currently on going my house job and want to join job in KSA .
    Can I join in KSA and how much salary will be maximum and minimum pay ??


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