How Much do Medical Interns Earn in Namibia?



How Much do Medical Interns Earn in Namibia?

The basic salary for a medical intern is N$21 932 per month, excluding a cost-of-living allowance (COLA) of N$1 480.

This means that interns get at least N$23 412 per month, including COLA.

The Health Ministry’s acting chief human resources officer, Lenia Shihepo, told The Namibian yesterday that the Office of the Public reviews annually the intern doctors’ salaries Service Commissioner. She said once they have completed their internship and are registered with the Health Professions Council as medical practitioners; they are employed on the P1 pay scale and get a monthly salary of N$26 413.. When they complete their one-year internship, they serve for two years as professional officers before becoming medical officers for three years.. Medical officers who have completed three years of service are promoted to senior medical officers (SMOs), where their basic monthly salary is N$42 895 not including COLA of N$$2966.

The basic salary for a medical intern 

The basic salary for a medical intern is N$21 932 per month, excluding a cost-of-living allowance (COLA) of N$1 480.

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This amount is the same as other public servants in Namibia, but the COLA is used to offset the high cost of living in Namibia.