The Australian city where chronic staff shortages allow doctors to earn $2,700 a day
- Recruitment company Locum Life is hiring a General Practitioner in Broome
- Successful applicants would work at Broome Hospital and earn $2,700 per shift
- The rate for on-site doctors in smaller hospitals ranges from $2,300 to $2,500 per day
- Other Broome companies offer high salaries due to skills shortages
- One coffee shop, Good Cartel, offered $92,000 for a barista to make coffee
- The kitchen staff offered $112,464 per year for a 55-hour week including weekends
Doctors looking for a change have the potential to make as much as $2,700 a day due to chronic staffing shortages in an Australian resort town.
Broom further Western AustraliaThe far north-west coast of has been campaigning inflated wages this year to attract staff to a variety of roles in the resort town, most recently with a doctor for the hospital.
Recruitment company Locum Life has advertised the position via social media and is looking for an ER doctor at Broome Hospital by the end of the year.
Recruitment company Locum Life have posted a vacancy via social media (pictured) looking for an emergency general practitioner at Broome Hospital by the end of the year
The ad states that successful applicants can earn $2,700 per shift while working at Broome Hospital (pictured).
The ad states that successful applicants can earn $2,700 per shift or $13,500 for a five-day week.
The rate for resident physicians at smaller metro area hospitals ranges from $2,300 to $2,500 per day. PerthNow reported.
Other Broome businesses have also been forced to offer tempting salaries due to vacancies in the city.
In March, the city’s café Good Cartel advertised six new high-paying jobs, including a $92,000 package for a coffee-making barista.
The company was also seeking front-of-house staff and kitchen helpers as a severe staffing shortage forced it to make extra efforts to recruit workers.
Some regional businesses in Broome (pictured) have also recently been forced to offer high, tempting salaries due to a severe skills shortage in the holiday town
A coffee shop in the western Australian city — Good Cartel (pictured) — has posted six new high-paying jobs, including a $92,000 package for a coffee-making barista
Corresponding The Western Australianthe barista package included a salary of $92,030 plus Super and required a five-day, 47-hour work week.
The kitchen staff were offered an annual salary of $112,464 for a 55-hour week including weekends.
Good cartel owner Jack Kain said the higher pay packages were a necessity due to labor shortages.
“This is better than the usual strategy … with the labor shortage really falling off the cliff now,” he said.
The barista package included a $92,030 salary with Super and required a five-day, 47-hour workweek
Newcomers can live in luxury at this resort town with spectacular surroundings, rich history and a close-knit community (pictured, Broome, WA)
Broome is a scenic paradise where the ocean meets the outback and beautiful natural scenery collides.
Newcomers can live a relatively luxurious life in the spa town with spectacular surroundings, rich history and a close-knit community.
The city is also known as the “Pearl Capital of the World” for its pearl and pearl diving history dating back to the 18th century, with the commercial district lined with jewelry shops and pearl producers.
People looking to buy a home in Broome see an average price of $622,500.
The average rent in the city will set you back $640 per week.