What do Radiologists Earn in New Zealand?

If you’re thinking about working as a Radiologist in New Zealand, then you may be enticed by the wonderful work – life balance offered. NZ is a truly stunning country offering outdoor adventures and beautiful beaches. It is a fantastic place to live with a relaxed pace of life.

You may also be thinking about the work – life balance which Radiologists in New Zealand enjoy and want to find out more about what life is like. You will also be thinking about what the Radiologist salary is in New Zealand. We’ve put together some more information in the blog to answer some of your questions.

Working as a Radiologist in New Zealand

New Zealand is located in the South Pacific with a relatively small population of 4.5 million. The country has an excellent public health care system with opportunities for Radiologists to join teams across the country. Whether you are looking for a job close to sunny beaches, in central Wellington or more rural near mountains and glaziers then we have the job for you.

Radiologist Salary NZ

As a Radiologist working in New Zealand, you can work in either a Government hospital setting or private company. We will outline the salaries offered at both.

Health Boards New Zealand

The District Health Boards employ doctors using the MECA agreement. Your Radiologist salary in New Zealand will be dependant and on a 15 step banding goes up to $250,560. If required to do on-call there are on-call allowances, usually as a percentage of your salary.

The benefits packages offered are excellent. You will be offered a relocation package which is negotiated with the hospital. This can include costs such as flights, removal costs, accommodation and car hire. You will also be reimbursed for your Annual Practicing Certificate which is the equivalent of your GMC registration. You may also be offered College or Medical Indemnity insurance reimbursed. For those on a Permanent visa, there are contributions to your Kiwi Saver which is the NZ Pension scheme.

Benefits will vary from hospital to hospital and your salary will be dependent on the level of experience you hold.

Private Radiology Providers

Transition Medical work with one of the largest providers of Radiology services in New Zealand.  Radiologist salaries for the group are highly competitive, up to $400K NZD. You will also be offered health insurance and your medical registration and professional indemnity costs paid.

As an overseas applicant, you will also be offered relocation assistance to help with your moving costs.

Working in New Zealand will offer you a superb quality of life whilst earning a good income. We have Radiology jobs in New Zealand for either shorter term and permanent contracts. Take a look at our current jobs or get in touch for more information.

Further Reading

Working as a Radiologist in New Zealand

‘Fast Track’ residency in New Zealand for Radiologists

Take a look at Radiology jobs