The average salary for a Physiotherapist in Australia is AU$65,499.
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Job Description for Physiotherapist
Physiotherapists are responsible for providing physical therapy for patients on behalf of their organization. They conduct different therapies such as exercise programs and joint manipulation to help heal bodily symptoms and improve patients' quality of life. Physiotherapists interact with patients to learn about their issues and concerns, develop a treatment plan and conduct follow-up to see how the treatment plan is working. Some of their main responsibilities include setting up exercises that…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Physiotherapist
The top respondents for the job title Physiotherapist are from the companies Back in Motion, Allsports Physiotherapy and Aegis Aged Care. Reported salaries are highest at Aegis Aged Care where the average pay is AU$83,353. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Allsports Physiotherapy, earning around AU$65,781. Back in Motion pays the lowest at around AU$60,984. NSW Health also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying AU$63,465.
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Popular Skills for Physiotherapist
Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
Skills in Rehabilitation, Elder Care and Pain Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Diagnosis and Treatment Planning and Physical Therapy.
Pay by Experience Level for Physiotherapist
An entry-level Physiotherapist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$59,362 based on 239 salaries. An early career Physiotherapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$63,922 based on 1,221 salaries. A mid-career Physiotherapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$74,425 based on 470 salaries. An experienced Physiotherapist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$79,683 based on 250 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$84,575.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Physiotherapist in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 2.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Adelaide, South Australia (0.9% more) and Perth, Western Australia (0.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Newcastle, New South Wales (2.7% less), Brisbane, Queensland (2.3% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (1.5% less).
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