Until you get into a residency, you’ll likely spend Rs.10–15 lakh or $7–10,000 including study material, exam fees, travel to the US and stay, application fees etc.As a resident, you’ll earn $50,000 per year on average.As an internal medicine attending you’ll earn between $1,50,000 to $2,00,000 per year working either outpatient (lower end) or as a hospitalist (higher end).P.S. All numbers above are anecdotal averages. You can easily find the official numbers if you google them. These are meant to provide a rough idea (applicable to 90% of people out there). Costs of applying to a residency in the US can vary depending on your particular situation.
Ninad Salastekar, Medical Resident, PGY1 www.alienmd.com
Source: Quora Digest