Research undertaken by Global Health Source shows that the salary range for a sonographer employed in the NHS in the UK ranges between £35,159 – £44,953 per annum. With the strong Australian dollar this converts to annual salaries between $55,049 and $70,376. GHS has positions offering starting salaries between AUD$85,000 and AUD$100,000 per annum. Experienced sonographers can earn in excess of AUD$110,000 per annum. Whilst the cost of living in Australia is estimated to be between 10% and 20% higher than in the UK, dependent on specific location, salaries can be over 50% higher.
There’s no question you would be financially better off in Australia, why not contact us to discuss the options.