These are the highest paying jobs in Australia

If you were confused as to which career to choose, then here is some motivation for you. Australian Taxation Office has just released the data on which are the top paying jobs in Australia currently. Like it was expected, jobs including high qualifications and well-crafted skill set dominated the list. To say in more specific terms, you rule the list if you are a male neurosurgeon or a female lawyer.

Medical professions like a neurosurgeon, ophthalmologist, cardiologist, plastic and reconstructive surgeons, and gynecologist/obstetrician find almost a good fifty percent space in the list and among this male neurosurgeon make the most with the salary of $577,674. In females, the judge role was at the top of the list with a whopping package of $355,844. This was again followed by various professions related to medicine like neurosurgeon, plastic and reconstructive surgeons. Third in this was occupations related to finance sector. One can easily see the gender gap prevailing in the list by female neurosurgeons getting an amount of $253,992 lesser than men in the same profession.

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The lowest earning jobs were those that required least training and education such as fast food cooks, home helpers, the staff at eateries etc… The list also showed the shortage of workforce in areas like automotive, Information Technology, construction. Other professions like chef, bakers, and hairdressers also need more professionals.   The automotive industry alone has more than 27,000 vacant positions in areas like panel beaters, spray painters, and technicians. Nigel Muller, Executive Manager Training Auto Apprenticeships and Skills Development Centre Technical and Training Services said about this shortage being faced in the market, “The current shortage across the sector will rise to 35,000 positions in the 2017/18 financial year. New entrants to the industry who have completed secondary school are highly sought after.”

Here is the complete list of the highest paying jobs in Australia.

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Highest Paying Jobs for Men in Australia

Neurosurgeon, $577,674

Ophthalmologist, $552,947

Cardiologist, $453,253

Plastic and reconstructive surgeon, $448,530

Gynaecologist; Obstetrician, $446,507

Otorhinolaryngologist, $445,939

Orthopedic surgeon, $439,629

Urologist, $433,792

Vascular surgeon, $417,524

Gastroenterologist, $415,192

Diagnostic and interventional radiologist, $386,003

Dermatologist, $383,880

Judge — law, $381,323

Anaesthetist, $370,492

Cardiothoracic surgeon, $358,043

Surgeon — general, $357,996

Specialist physicians — other, $344,860

Radiation oncologist, $336,994

Medical oncologist, $322,178

Securities and finance dealer, $320,452

Thoracic medicine specialist, $315,444

Specialist physician — general medicine, $315,114

Intensive care specialist, $308,033

Renal medicine specialist, $298,681

Neurologist, $298,543

Financial investment manager, $288,790

Investment broker, $286,530

Paediatric surgeon, $282,508

Clinical haematologist, $271,738

Futures trader, $264,830

Endocrinologist, $258,972

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Cricketer, $257,527

Rheumatologist, $256,933

Dental specialist, $253,442

Magistrate, $246,737

Equities analyst; Investment dealer, $245,826

Paediatrician, $239,405

Stock exchange dealer; Stockbroker, $238,192

Psychiatrist, $234,557

Emergency medicine specialist, $232,595

Member of Parliament, $232,093

Pathologist, $224,378

Company secretary — corporate governance, $218,432

State governor, $212,652

Actuary, $196,144

Sports physician, $187,468

Petroleum engineer, $185,808

Chief executive officer; Executive director; Managing director; Public servant — secretary or

Deputy Secretary, $181,849

Mining production manager, $179,439

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Highest Paying Jobs for Women in Australia

Judge — law, $355,844

Neurosurgeon, $323,682

Plastic and reconstructive surgeon, $281,608

Futures trader, $281,600

Vascular surgeon, $271,529

Gynaecologist; Obstetrician, $264,628

Gastroenterologist, $260,925

Magistrate, $260,161

Anaesthetist, $243,582

Ophthalmologist, $217,242

Cardiologist, $215,920

Urologist, $213,094

Surgeon — general, $210,796

Medical oncologist, $208,612

Specialist physicians — other, $207,599

Specialist physician — general medicine, $207,225

Otorhinolaryngologist, $200,136

Dermatologist, $195,030

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Diagnostic and interventional radiologist, $180,695

Cardiothoracic surgeon, $175,500

Paediatric surgeon, $175,314

Endocrinologist, $174,542

Member of Parliament, $173,331

Rheumatologist, $169,409

Intensive care specialist, $169,369

Emergency medicine specialist, $165,786

Orthopedic surgeon, $159,479

Neurologist, $155,217

Renal medicine specialist, $155,133

Psychiatrist, $152,437

Clinical haematologist, $147,970

Paediatrician, $147,347

Securities and finance dealer, $145,208

Dental specialist, $140,505

Actuary, $136,819

Radiation oncologist, $135,678

Financial investment manager, $134,481

Petroleum engineer, $133,315

Mining production manager, $133,061

General medical practitioner, $129,834

Thoracic medicine specialist, $127,645

Stockbroker, $124,433

Paving plant operator, $123,281

Mining engineer, $119,564

Tribunal member, $119,219

Occupational medicine specialist; Public health physician; Sports physician, $118,310

Geophysicist, $117,575

General medical practitioner, $184,639

Chief executive officer; Executive director; Managing director; Public servant — secretary or deputy secretary, $116,855

Metallurgist, $110,359

Engineering manager, $116,732

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