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Average Psychiatrist Salary in Australia

AU$122,979
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AU$14,740
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The average salary for a Psychiatrist in Australia is AU$122,979.
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A$72k
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A$123k
90%
A$307k
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AU$72k - AU$307k
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AU$291 - AU$31k
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AU$73k - AU$484k
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What Are Popular Skills for Psychiatrists?

Skills in Diagnosis and Treatment Planning and Medicine / Surgery are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Clinical Psychology, Patient Counseling and Psychiatric.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Psychiatrists?

An entry-level Psychiatrist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$95,000 based on 9 salaries. An early career Psychiatrist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$110,000 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Psychiatrist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$136,366 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Psychiatrist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$165,352 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$142,657.
Employees with Psychiatrist in their job title in Adelaide, South Australia earn an average of 62.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (10.6% less), Melbourne, Victoria (3.5% less) and Perth, Western Australia (2.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 116 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.8%
Early Career
31.0%
Mid Career
18.1%
Experienced
26.7%
Late Career
16.4%

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