Salary wise, flexibility and job prospects.
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At this point, probably a Pharmacist. They have fewer years of study, less student debt and require lower liability insurance.
There is a third option. Nurse Practitioner. NP are beginning to take on the role of doctors in most medical settings and they can even open their own practice.
NP only requires a few years post secondary education unless it is a demanding specialty like Nurse Anesthetist.0