Average Neurosurgeon Salary in Australia

AU$293,444
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AU$19,652
Bonus
AU$3,000
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The average salary for a Neurosurgeon in Australia is AU$293,444.
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A$101k
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A$293k
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A$516k
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AU$101k - AU$516k
Bonus
AU$199 - AU$52k
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$3k
Total Pay
AU$101k - AU$542k
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Job Description for Neurosurgeon

Neurosurgeon Tasks
  • Interview patients, evaluate test results, and diagnose conditions or the absence of conditions.
  • Teach medical students and supervise residents.
  • Document and track all treatments, diagnoses, medications, and other health data.
  • Discuss outcomes and potential courses of action with patients, and assist them in the decision-making process.
  • Perform surgical procedures, both exploratory and for treatment.

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Popular Skills for Neurosurgeon

Skills in Brain Surgery, Medicine / Surgery and Neurophysiology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Surgery and Neuroscience.

Pay by Experience Level for Neurosurgeon

An entry-level Neurosurgeon with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$200,000 based on 6 salaries. An early career Neurosurgeon with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$234,891 based on 35 salaries. A mid-career Neurosurgeon with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$286,689 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Neurosurgeon with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$353,955 based on 53 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$393,054.
Employees with Neurosurgeon in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 44.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (32.4% more) and Adelaide, South Australia (19.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sydney, New South Wales (18.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 177 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.4%
Early Career
19.8%
Mid Career
24.9%
Experienced
29.9%
Late Career
22.0%

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