doctor jobs in Auckland

Discover doctor jobs in Auckland

A sparkling harbour meets a humming CBD

We have permanent and locum doctor jobs in Auckland and the surrounding areas. Experience world-class shopping and dining, culture, and cuisine in the bustling hub of Auckland's CBD. Situated in New Zealand's sunny North you can enjoy dining alfresco on the harbour or travel to nearby wineries, islands, native bush, and black-sand beaches. There's so much to do on days off with a medical career in Auckland.

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Great communication - like the check ins while on placement. Good at negotiating on your behalf, and really feel like they have my best interests in mind.

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Dr Ainsleigh Laumatia , Auckland Clinical Studies, Auckland
Doctor jobs Auckland
Enjoy the buzz of city life

Auckland is one of New Zealand's most famous and cherished metropolians. A medical career in Auckland allows you to work in state-of-the-art facilities and experience the thrill of bustling inner-city life.

Shopping Auckland
Take advantage of world-class shopping

Auckland is one of the best shopping and dining hubs in all of New Zealand. Browse well-known brands and designer boutiques, and then take your pick from an array of restaurants.

Locum Waiheke
Escape to islands and wineries

Explore Auckland’s wondrous Hauraki Gulf and its many stunning islands. The most famous of which is Waiheke Island, filled with vineyards, olive groves, and fine dining it's just a 40-minute ferry ride from the city.

Why Medrecruit

Medrecruit is a medical recruitment agency with a difference. We make a difference in the lives of doctors by changing how medicine works and having a real-world impact on communities across Australia and New Zealand.

Medrecruit has the largest network of jobs in Australia and New Zealand, double the next largest agency. This provides you with the highest chance of getting the right role, and our scale provides you with a hiring advantage as many employers come to us exclusively before going to market.

We make the process as easy as possible. Some agencies have recruiters do everything. However, one person can’t be the best at all functions so we have specialist teams, combined with technology, to make each stage of the process as smooth as humanly possible.

In 2016, Our founder, Dr Sam Hazledine successfully lobbied the World Medical Association to amend the Declaration of Geneva (the modern-day Hippocratic Oath) to include: I WILL ATTEND to my own health, well-being, and abilities in order to provide care of the highest standard.

Since then Medworld has continued to advocate for, educate, and work towards better health and well-being for all doctors. Medworld and Medrecruit are built for doctors, by doctors.

What does a doctor earn in Auckland?

A doctor in New Zealand earns an average salary of between $72,000 and $182,000 a year. A junior doctor in New Zealand makes around $80,000 – $140,000 a year, whereas Consultants could be earning between $155,000 and $219,000 a year. Those working in the private sector could earn up to $600,000.

According to Seek, a doctor is the highest paid job in New Zealand.

As of 2022, the average New Zealand wage is $58,836 per year, with doctors of all grades and specialties earning above the median wage.

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Benefits of working with Medrecruit

Find better

We help doctors find better permanent and locum job opportunities, better experiences, and better lives. Work when and where you want with locum work or find the permanent role of your dreams with us.

Earn up to $2000/day

Locum doctors can earn fantastic rates with flexible hours and locations NZ. Whether you're saving for a house, investing or simply feel like treating yourself - locuming is a great way to boost your earnings.

Travel costs covered

For SMO/Consultant permanent roles, your travel and accommodation costs are covered. In some cases, relocation expenses are covered as well. This means you get to explore new places and live somewhere new with no cost to you!

Are doctors in demand in New Zealand?

Yes! Doctors are highly sought-after in New Zealand. There are many specialist roles on the skills shortage list including palliative medicine specialist, cardiologist, paediatrician and emergency medicine.

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What other locations in New Zealand do you cover?

We have locum and permanent positions all over Australia and New Zealand, and every day we help doctors find the lifestyles or career goals they have been seeking. You can check out some of our other location pages here: Auckland, Queenstown, Taranaki, Southland, Wellington, Christchurch, and Australia. If you are interested in finding a new locum or permanent position in one of these regions the best thing to do is get in touch with our team and let them know which region you are looking to work in.