Psychologist Salary (Australia)

The average pay for a Psychologist is AU$63,778 per year. A skill in Clinical Psychology is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Psychologist Total Pay (?
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AU$46,732 - AU$87,294
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MEDIAN: AU$63,778
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Psychologist Total Pay (?
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AU$24.05 - AU$95.94
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MEDIAN: AU$38.00
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$46,732 - AU$87,294  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$9,192  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$47,922 - AU$102,194  
PayScale
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 484
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$110AU$220AU$330
Hourly Rate
AU$24.05 - AU$95.94  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$302.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$220KAU$440KAU$660K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$9,192  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$47,922 - AU$102,194  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 484
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Pay by Experience Level for Psychologist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Canberra
up arrow 19%
Adelaide
up arrow 6%
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Perth
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National Average
AU$66,000
Brisbane
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Newcastle
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Experience Affects Psychologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%
Experienced
up arrow 20%
National Average
AU$66,000

Skills That Affect Psychologist Salaries

Counseling
up arrow 1%
National Average
AU$66,000
Assessment
up arrow 7%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
74%
female alumni
 
Male
26%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 16% dental benefits Dental: 5%
vision benefits Vision: 3% employee benefits None: 83%
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