The average salary for an Early-Career Physiotherapist in Australia is AU$64,321.
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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
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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$59,669 based on 244 salaries. A mid-career Physiotherapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$74,812 based on 466 salaries. An experienced Physiotherapist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$80,191 based on 249 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$84,245.
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Employees with Physiotherapist in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 3.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (1.7% more) and Gold Coast, Queensland (0.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Newcastle, New South Wales (4.8% less), Brisbane, Queensland (3.0% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (1.6% less).
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