The average salary for a Counseling Psychologist in Australia is AU$64,944.
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Job Description for Counseling Psychologist
A counseling psychologist is a mental health professional who works with patients to improve their mental, behavioral and emotional health. They use psychological techniques in their therapy sessions to help patients with issues such as anxiety, depression and interpersonal conflicts. In addition, counseling psychologists also provide assessment and diagnosis - as well as participate in treatment - for more severe psychological symptoms. Some specific duties performed by a counseling psychologis…Read more
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Pay by Experience Level for Counseling Psychologist
An early career Counseling Psychologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$64,364 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Counseling Psychologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$79,065 based on 4 salaries.
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