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With the number of surgical procedures increasing across Australia and New Zealand, we offer you a wide variety of permanent Surgery roles and locum Surgery jobs in metropolitan, regional and remote areas, in both public and private settings.
Our Surgery recruitment team will go above and beyond to find you the perfect role in a location and hospital ideally suited to your career goals and lifestyle. Decide what contract works for you - full time, part time or flexible working hours. PGY3+ Doctors can benefit from locum Surgical contracts at Registrar level to gain experience and exposure to theatre, helping with acceptance to SET programs.
We also have many surgical locums from RMO (resident), Registrar level and Consultant level ranging from a weekend to a few months. The majority of locum Surgery jobs are in General Surgery, but there is a steady need in the surgical subspecialties of Orthopaedic, Urology, ENT, Vascular, Neurosurgery and Plastics.
Register today and our dedicated Surgery team will be in touch to find out how we can help you specifically with the next step in your career.
Average Surgery Salary
Doctors working in surgery in Australia can expect to earn the following:
- Junior and middle-grade Surgery roles: from approximately $85,000 to $150,000 per year.
- Locum General Surgeons (and subspecialties): between $1,800 to $3,000 per day.
- Locum Orthopaedic Surgeons: between from $2,000 to $3,000 per day.
- General Surgeons (and subspecialties): between $270,000 to $400,000 per year
What Subspecialties of General Surgery do we recruit for?
In addition to General Surgery, our dedicated surgery recruitment team provides career advice and finds the best permanent and locum surgery jobs in the following areas:
What qualifications do you need to work in Surgery in Australia and New Zealand?
The specialist qualification in Australia and New Zealand is Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS). You can compare your training programme to the RACS training programme to see if it is comparable in terms of content, duration, governance and assessment. If so, it may be worth you applying for Specialist Assessment in Australia or Vocational registration in New Zealand. International qualifications that are often deemed comparable include:
- UK/Ireland – FRCS combined with the CCT (or CCST or JCHMT as appropriate)
- Canada – Fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Canada
- USA – Some Board-Certified Surgeons – depending on training program
All our Doctors have access to expert advice on the registration process with the College, AHPRA and Medicare, plus migration advice from our in-house registered migration agents.