The average salary for an Experienced Physiotherapist in Australia is AU$80,191.
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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 Diagnosis and Treatment Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Pain Management and Elder Care.
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. An early career Physiotherapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$64,321 based on 1,211 salaries. A mid-career Physiotherapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$74,853 based on 466 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 Gold Coast, Queensland earn an average of 13.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (7.9% more) and Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) (7.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (4.8% less), Brisbane, Queensland (4.2% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (2.7% less).
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