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Physician - Hematology / Oncology Average Salary in Australia 2023

How much money does a person working as Physician - Hematology / Oncology make in Australia?

Average Yearly Salary
247,000 AUD
( 20,600 AUD monthly)


A person working as Physician - Hematology / Oncology in Australia typically earns around 247,000 AUD per year. Salaries range from 134,000 AUD (lowest) to 373,000 AUD (highest).

This is the average yearly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Physician - Hematology / Oncology salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Physician - Hematology / Oncology Pay Scale and Salaries in Australia

Median and salary distribution Australia Physician - Hematology / Oncology yearly
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Salary Structure and Pay Scale Comparison

5% of people earn
220,000 AUD or more
10% of people earn
197,000 to 220,000 AUD
20% of people earn
147,000 AUD or less
65% of people earn
147,000 to 197,000 AUD
Minimum Salary
134,000 AUD
221,000 AUD
373,000 AUD

Median Salary, maximum and minimum salary, minimum wage, starting salary, and the salary range

  • Salary Range, Minimum Wage, and Starting Salary

    Physician - Hematology / Oncology salaries in Australia range from 134,000 AUD per year (starting salary) to 373,000 AUD per year (maximum salary). This is not the minimum wage as per the law, only the lowest reported number in the salary survey that had thousands of participants and professionals from all over the country.

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 221,000 AUD per year, which means that half (50%) of people working as Physician - Hematology / Oncology(s) are earning less than 221,000 AUD while the other half are earning more than 221,000 AUD. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles and Salary Scale

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Physician - Hematology / Oncology(s) are earning less than 185,000 AUD while 75% of them are earning more than 185,000 AUD. Also from the diagram, 75% of Physician - Hematology / Oncology(s) are earning less than 250,000 AUD while 25% are earning more than 250,000 AUD.

  • Pay Scale Structure

    We grouped the most common and recurring salaries into brackets to give more insight into what salary to expect. This method is more accurate than just the average salary and gives more insights on how salaries are actually distributed. Around 65% of all reported figures are in the range 147,000 AUD to 197,000 AUD. Approximatly 20% fall under the 147,000 AUD cap. Ten percent of wages are from 197,000 AUD to 220,000 AUD. Only 5% of people grossed 220,000 AUD or more.

Physician - Hematology / Oncology Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

Physician - Hematology / Oncology average salary change by experience in Australia

0 - 2 Years
155,000 AUD
2 - 5 Years+26%
196,000 AUD
5 - 10 Years+32%
258,000 AUD
10 - 15 Years+18%
304,000 AUD
15 - 20 Years+11%
336,000 AUD
20+ Years+6%
358,000 AUD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salary comparison by years of experience yearly Australia Physician - Hematology / Oncology
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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Physician - Hematology / Oncology salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

Employees with less than two years of experience makes approximately 155,000 AUD per year.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 196,000 AUD per year, 26% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 258,000 AUD per year, 32% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, Physician - Hematology / Oncology whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 304,000 AUD per year, 18% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 336,000 AUD per year, 11% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 358,000 AUD per year, 6% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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Salary and Compensation Comparison By Gender - Physician - Hematology / Oncology

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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Physician - Hematology / Oncology employees in Australia earn 5% more than their female counterparts on average.

253,000 AUD
241,000 AUD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Australia for all Careers

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Physician - Hematology / Oncology Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Australia

How much are annual salary increments in Australia for Physician - Hematology / Oncology(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

Physician - Hematology / Oncology

Physician - Hematology / Oncology(s) in Australia are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 13% every 15 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 16 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Australia Physician - Hematology / Oncology
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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

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The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Australia is 6%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2022

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Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Australia for the year 2022. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Salary Packages and Schemes

Not all compensation increases are reflected directly in the salary. Some companies offer upgraded packages to their staff instead of cash money. The figures displayed here account only for direct increments to the base salary.

Physician - Hematology / Oncology Bonus and Incentive Rates in Australia

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Australia Physician - Hematology / Oncology
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"Physician - Hematology / Oncology" is considered to be a high bonus-based job. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

19% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 81% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 6% to 7% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Physician - Hematology / Oncology Salary Trend and Forecast in Australia

How are Physician - Hematology / Oncology salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Average Salary 2019
225,000 AUD
Average Salary 2020+2%
230,000 AUD
Average Salary 2021+2%
235,000 AUD
Average Salary 2022+2%
241,000 AUD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Physician - Hematology / Oncology salaries in Australia are on the rise in the year 2023 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2022 are 2% higher than those of 2021. The trend suggests a slow yet continuous increase in pay in 2024 and future years. These numbers may vary from industry to another.

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Physician - Hematology / Oncology Average Hourly Wage in Australia

120 AUD per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Australia is 120 AUD. This means that the average Physician - Hematology / Oncology in Australia earns approximately 120 AUD for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

About The Hourly Pay Rate

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

What is the minimum hourly rate of pay?

The minimum pay rate per hour for 'Physician - Hematology / Oncology' in Australia is 64 AUD. This is the minimum as per the gathered data in the salary survey not the minimum hourly rate mandated by law.

Physician - Hematology / Oncology VS Other Jobs

247,000 AUD
213,000 AUD
136,000 AUD
Average Salary
Physician - Hematology / Oncology
Average Salary
Doctor / Physician
Average Salary
Health and Medical

The average salary for Physician - Hematology / Oncology is 16% more than that of Doctor / Physician. Also, Doctor / Physician salaries are 57% more than those of Health and Medical.

Salary Comparison Between Physician - Hematology / Oncology and Health and Medical yearly Australia
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Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Australia earn 5% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
88,600 AUD
Public Sector+5%
93,000 AUD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Statistics and Calculation Guide

What is considered to be a good and competitive salary for Physician - Hematology / Oncology in Australia?

A good and competitive compensation would range anywhere between 221,000 AUD and 250,000 AUD. This is a very rough estimate and your experience and education will play a very huge part into your final earnings.

Gross Salary (before tax) and Net Salary (after tax)

All salary and compensation figures displayed here are gross salary figures, that is the salary before tax deductions. Because taxes may differ across sectors and locations, it is difficult to accurately calculate the net salart after tax for every career.

Base / Basic Salary

The base salary for Physician - Hematology / Oncology in Australia is ranges from 185,000 AUD to 250,000 AUD. The base salary depends on many factors including experience and education. It is not easy to provide a figure with very little information, so take this range in a grain of salt.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

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