Oncologists, how do your earnings stack up?

Radiation oncologists earn more than their medical colleagues, a survey of Australian doctors shows

Radiation oncologists are earning $22 more an hour, on average, compared with medical oncologists, according to exclusive earnings data.


Medical oncologists in 2017 earned $148 an hour, on average, compared with their radiation oncologist colleagues, who earned $170 an hour.

The figures are from MABEL, a longitudinal survey of more than 8000 doctors across Australia.

The results show that in terms of earning power, radiologists top the list at $261 an hour, on average, while general practice comes last, with just $102.