An Entry-Level Physiotherapist earns an average salary of AU$61,641 per year.

AU$48,430 - AU$79,922
AU$48K
AU$62K
AU$80K
MEDIAN: AU$61,589
10%
50%
90%
AU$24.62 - AU$40.63
AU$25
AU$31
AU$41
MEDIAN: AU$31.30
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$82K
Salary AU$48,430 - AU$79,922
Bonus AU$155 - AU$15,121
Profit Sharing AU$17,500
Commission AU$964 - AU$17,002
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$49,358 - AU$82,031
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 997
Hourly Data AU$0AU$65
Hourly Rate AU$24.62 - AU$40.63
Overtime AU$29.15 - AU$65.66
Annual Data AU$0AU$82K
Bonus AU$155 - AU$15,121
Commission AU$964 - AU$17,002
Profit Sharing AU$17,500
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$49,358 - AU$82,031
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 518

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 Difference by Location

National Average: AU$63,369

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Key Stats for Physiotherapist

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
13%

Skills That Affect Physiotherapist Salaries

▲7%


▲5%

▲4%



National Average
AU$63,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 89%