The average salary for a Forensic Psychologist in Australia is AU$71,757.
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Job Description for Forensic Psychologist
Forensic psychologists are often licensed psychologists that have chosen to specialize in the forensic concentration. They often have a doctorate in counseling or forensic psychology. Forensic psychologists work in varied environments, which many include courts, prisons, mental hospitals, private facilities, and government agencies. Working mostly in an office, the job is more mental than physical. They may evaluate mental competency for criminals during trials, diagnose mental conditions and…Read more
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An early career Forensic Psychologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$70,207 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Forensic Psychologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$92,432 based on 6 salaries.
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