A Physiotherapist in Adelaide, South Australia earns an average salary of AU$66,066 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

AU$47,267 - AU$83,538
AU$47K
AU$64K
AU$84K
MEDIAN: AU$64,469
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50%
90%
AU$24.61 - AU$52.46
AU$25
AU$34
AU$52
MEDIAN: AU$33.78
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$98K
Salary AU$47,267 - AU$83,538
Bonus AU$2,250
Commission AU$12,000
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$48,915 - AU$98,481
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 75
Hourly Data AU$0AU$52
Hourly Rate AU$24.61 - AU$52.46
Overtime AU$47.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$98K
Bonus AU$2,250
Commission AU$12,000
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$48,915 - AU$98,481
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 47

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 address coordination, posture and strength issues, as well as using their hands and tools to alleviate physical problems. Physiotherapists communicate with patients' families, counselors and other therapy providers on a regular basis as well. These professionals work in a health care environment and must follow strict safety and privacy regulations to respect patient privacy and confidentiality.

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Physiotherapist Tasks

  • Record prognosis, treatment, response and progress in patient's chart or computer database.
  • Discharge patient from physical therapy when projected outcomes have been attained and provide for follow-up care or referrals.
  • Administer manual exercises, massage or traction to help relieve pain, increase patient strength or decrease or prevent deformity.
  • Perform an initial exam, evaluate medical records and physician's referral and determine a diagnosis prior to intervention.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physiotherapist

Pay by Experience for a Physiotherapist has a positive trend. An entry-level Physiotherapist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$61,000 based on 78 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physiotherapist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$70,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Physiotherapist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$78,000 based on 12 salaries. A Physiotherapist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$88,000 based on 16 salaries.

Key Stats for Physiotherapist

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Physiotherapist Salaries

▲31%

▲16%

▲4%

National Average
AU$67,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Physiotherapist Salaries


National Average
AU$67,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 84%