The average salary for a Physiotherapist with Physical Therapy skills in Australia is AU$65,430.
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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
The top respondents for the job title Physiotherapist are from the companies Back in Motion, Allsports Physiotherapy and Allsports Physiotherapy. Reported salaries are highest at Allsports Physiotherapy where the average pay is AU$64,642. Back in Motion pays the lowest at around AU$59,965.
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Popular Skills for Physiotherapist
Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
Skills in Rehabilitation, Elder Care, Pain Management and Orthopedics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Diagnosis and Treatment Planning.
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$59,894 based on 110 salaries. An early career Physiotherapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$64,231 based on 625 salaries. A mid-career Physiotherapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$75,025 based on 229 salaries. An experienced Physiotherapist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$80,839 based on 123 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$87,116.
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Employees with Physiotherapist in their job title in Gold Coast, Queensland earn an average of 4.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (0.8% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (0.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (4.0% less), Brisbane, Queensland (3.5% less) and Newcastle, New South Wales (2.7% less).
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