A Psychiatrist earns an average salary of AU$127,594 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

AU$70,203 - AU$252,505
AU$70K
AU$130K
AU$250K
MEDIAN: AU$127,594
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50%
90%
AU$38.59 - AU$401
AU$39
AU$110
AU$400
MEDIAN: AU$115
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$318K
Salary AU$70,203 - AU$252,505
Bonus AU$2,013 - AU$53,638
Profit Sharing AU$35,500
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$74,880 - AU$318,367
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 111
Hourly Data AU$0AU$401
Hourly Rate AU$38.59 - AU$401
Overtime AU$75.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$318K
Bonus AU$2,013 - AU$53,638
Profit Sharing AU$35,500
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$74,880 - AU$318,367
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

Job Description for Psychiatrist

A psychiatrist meets with patients and determines if a mental disorder is present. An evaluation of the patient’s symptoms, behavior, and past medical history will be carried out. Tests may also be performed to determine any issues that are present. The psychiatrist will also help the patient to manage, ease, or heal a disorder, which may be done by administering treatments or medications.

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Psychiatrist Tasks

  • Manage caseload and documentation
  • Diagnose, treat and help prevent disorders of the mind
  • Review, evaluate and collaborate with other professionals to discuss treatment plans, progress and outcomes
  • Prescribe, direct and administer psychotherapeutic treatments or medications

Psychiatrist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Psychiatrist

Pay by Experience for a Psychiatrist has a positive trend. An entry-level Psychiatrist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$101,000 based on 63 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Psychiatrist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$151,000 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Psychiatrist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$150,000 based on 27 salaries. A Psychiatrist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$136,000 based on 15 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$133,521

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

Key Stats for Psychiatrist

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Psychiatrist Salaries

▲13%

▲12%

▲2%

National Average
AU$134,000

▼24%

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 56%