A Veterinary Surgeon in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average salary of AU$89,924 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

AU$40,500 - AU$121,481
AU$41K
AU$83K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$82,723
10%
50%
90%
AU$32.56 - AU$49.72
AU$35
MEDIAN: AU$35.40
50%
AU$0AU$121K
Salary AU$40,500 - AU$121,481
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$45,958 - AU$117,390
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 24
Hourly Data AU$0AU$49
Hourly Rate AU$35.40
Annual Data AU$0AU$117K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$45,958 - AU$117,390
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Veterinary Surgeon

Like human doctors, veterinarians often have specialties or areas of expertise. If an animal has a serious injury or needs a tricky operation, a veterinarian surgeon is called upon. To qualify for this position, students need to engage in extra training after they graduate from veterinary school. They must complete at least a one-year internship and a three-year residency program. While participating in this training, there are stringent requirements that students must meet. They must take on certain types of cases and volumes of work, in addition to submitting research to be published in a scientific journal. There is also, of course, a thorough examination to test the students’ knowledge before completion of the residency. Upon finishing the residency and passing the exam, students then become board-certified surgeons.

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Veterinary Surgeon Tasks

  • Perform surgery on small domestic animals or pets and/or farm animals.
  • May also perform research and / or teach courses at a veterinary school.
  • Specialize in advanced surgical procedures such as joint replacement, oncological surgery and complicated wound management.

Veterinary Surgeon Job Listings

Key Stats for Veterinary Surgeon

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Veterinary Surgeon Salaries

▲19%

National Average
AU$80,000

▼21%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 91%