Surgeon

Rata Hāparapara

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Surgeons consult with patients and operate on people to treat and manage disease and injuries.

Pay

Trainee surgeons usually earn

$70K-$175K per year

Experienced surgeons usually earn

$151K-$600K per year

Source: Association of Salaried Medical Specialists and Resident Doctors' Association.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a surgeon are good due to a shortage of workers.
Surgeons operating on a patient

Surgeons operating on an injured patient

Last updated 20 April 2016