The average salary for an Entry-Level Physiotherapist in Australia is AU$59,620.
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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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Popular Skills for Physiotherapist
Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
Skills in Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation and Elder Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Pain Management and Diagnosis and Treatment Planning.
Pay by Experience Level for Physiotherapist
An early career Physiotherapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$64,129 based on 1,211 salaries. A mid-career Physiotherapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$74,739 based on 477 salaries. An experienced Physiotherapist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$79,756 based on 254 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 2.8% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (8.1% less), Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) (4.3% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (4.2% less).
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