Find the perfect Surgery job to suit your career and lifestyle
Join our network to advance your Surgery career with access to the most rewarding Surgery jobs across both the public and private sectors in Australia and New Zealand.
With the number of surgical procedures on the rise, our Surgery recruitment team can help you secure a wide variety of locum and permanent Surgery jobs across all seniorities and subspecialties of Surgery in metropolitan, regional and remote areas.
Our dedicated 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 also benefit from locum Surgical contracts at Registrar level to gain experience and exposure to theatre, helping with acceptance to SET programs.
We have surgical locum jobs at all levels from RMO (resident), Registrar 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 experienced Surgery team will be in touch to find out how we can help you take the next step in your career as a Surgeon.
What is the 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 sharing the most rewarding General Surgery jobs, we provide career advice and find the best permanent Surgery jobs in the following subspecialty 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 program to see if it is comparable in terms of content, duration, governance and assessment. If so, it may be worth 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
Get free advice from our in-house Regulatory and Migration team.
All our Surgeons have access to expert advice from our in-house Regulatory and Migration team on AHPRA and Surgery College registration, Medicare as well as free visa and migration advice from our registered migration agents.