Average Orthopedic Surgeon Salary in Australia

AU$250,000
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$20,000
Bonus
AU$205,000
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The average salary for an Orthopedic Surgeon in Australia is AU$250,000.
10%
AU$91k
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AU$250k
90%
AU$508k
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AU$91k - AU$508k
Bonus
AU$2k - AU$231k
Profit Sharing
AU$29k - AU$509k
Total Pay
AU$93k - AU$581k

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Job Description for Orthopedic Surgeon

Orthopedic Surgeon Tasks
  • Examine patients to diagnose and treat bone, joint, ligament, and skeleton problems, diseases, or injuries.
  • Perform surgery to repair, salvage, or replace bones and joints, reconnect nerves, or otherwise improve skeletal health.
  • Monitor ongoing progress and health of patients, changing treatment plans as circumstances dictate.

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Popular Skills for Orthopedic Surgeon

Skills in Medicine / Surgery are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Emergency/Trauma and Surgery.

Pay by Experience Level for Orthopedic Surgeon

An early career Orthopedic Surgeon with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$197,058 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Orthopedic Surgeon with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$225,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Orthopedic Surgeon with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$288,581 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$366,631.
Employees with Orthopedic Surgeon in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 60.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Adelaide, South Australia (20.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (28.0% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (17.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 89 survey responses.
Early Career
32.6%
Mid Career
23.6%
Experienced
29.2%
Late Career
14.6%

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