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A surgeon performs surgery to correct diseases and disorders covering a broad range of medical conditions. Registration or licensing is required in Australia. Surgeon (general) is a Skill Level 1 occupation.
Surgeon (general) Occupation Lists
This occupation is on the following skill lists:
This occupation is not on the following skill lists:
The job of a surgeon in Australia is to perform surgery to correct deformities, repair injuries, prevent and treat diseases, and improve human functioning and appearance. Medical Registrars training as Surgeons are included in this unit group. The number of job openings for Surgeons going forward is considered low.
Occupations in the surgeon unit group (Group 2535) have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Registration or licensing is required as a surgeon in Australia
Occupations within the Surgeon (general) Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same Surgeon (General) group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.
Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.
The average salary for a Surgeon (General) in Australia is $ 275,758 per year. Average Age: Males: Females: Persons: 44.4
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 2535) Surgeons - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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