Entry-Level Physiotherapist with Physical Therapy Skills Salary (Australia)

The average salary for an Entry-Level Physiotherapist with Physical Therapy skills is AU$63,088 per year.

AU$48,653 - AU$79,467
AU$49K
AU$63K
AU$79K
MEDIAN: AU$63,017
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50%
90%
AU$24.95 - AU$40.02
AU$25
AU$31
AU$40
MEDIAN: AU$31.14
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$81K
Salary AU$48,653 - AU$79,467
Bonus AU$964 - AU$15,232
Commission AU$1,409 - AU$18,383
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$50,210 - AU$81,510
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 397
Hourly Data AU$0AU$61
Hourly Rate AU$24.95 - AU$40.02
Overtime AU$22.40 - AU$61.83
Annual Data AU$0AU$81K
Bonus AU$964 - AU$15,232
Commission AU$1,409 - AU$18,383
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$50,210 - AU$81,510
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 232

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.

Physiotherapist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$64,352

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Physiotherapist

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 88%