A Physiotherapist Assistant earns an average wage of AU$21.70 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

AU$19.34 - AU$25.90
AU$19
AU$22
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$21.70
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data AU$0AU$25
Hourly Rate AU$19.34 - AU$25.90
Annual Data AU$0AU$54K
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$40,370 - AU$54,528
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 36

Job Description for Physiotherapist Assistant

A physiotherapist assistant helps the physiotherapist take care of patients who are injured, have certain diseases, and/or are older adults. The assistant helps administer physiotherapy programs for patients, including helping them carry out exercises included in their program. When the assistant sees issues with the program, they must make suggestions to the physiotherapist on potential modifications and help enact any changes. The ability to work on a team to help patients succeed is important for physiotherapist assistants, which includes the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of care professionals and patients.

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Physiotherapist Assistant Tasks

  • Record prognosis, treatment, response and progress in patient's chart or computer database.
  • Maintain medical equipment and devices.
  • Monitor patient and report changes to physician.
  • Assist in program planning and treatment goals.
  • Assist in performing manual exercises and massage to increase patient strength or decrease or prevent deformity.

Physiotherapist Assistant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$45,989

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

Key Stats for Physiotherapist Assistant

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Physiotherapist Assistant Salaries

▲5%

National Average
AU$46,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 85%