Benchmarking Report

Insights on employment conditions and overall wellbeing of GP registrars

2019

Benchmarking Report 2019

The GPRA Benchmarking Survey is run every two to three years. GP registrars confidentially provide data on their employment terms and conditions.

From this data, we create the Benchmarking Report which outlines the employment conditions and overall wellbeing of GP registrars across Australia.
GP trainee salary and conditions overview
395 trainees participated in this survey, providing information about their pay and working conditions for semester one 2019. Below are some key findings from the 2019 report.
Fellowship training program of survey participants:
Training term being undertaken, during semester one of 2019:
Employment arrangements during semester one of 2019:
Employment contracts for those working in General Practice settings during semester one of 2019:

The National Terms and Conditions for the Employment of Registrars (NTCER) applied to 301 of the 395 trainees surveyed

Average weekly earnings of full-time GP trainees:
Percentage of billings or receipts
GP trainees received:
How often was the percentage of billings/receipts paid (billing cycle):
Calculation of payment for annual leave:
GP trainees rosters included:

73% of GP trainees usually worked overtime in an average week,
with median of 4 hours/week overtime

Nearly one-third (32%) of survey respondents undertook additional employment during their semester one, 2019 training term, as:
Reasons for undertaking additional employment include:

The GPRA Benchmarking Survey is run every two to three years.
Previous reports are available here: