The average salary for a Psychiatrist in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$133,147 per year.

AU$49,316 - AU$206,645
AU$49K
AU$130K
AU$210K
MEDIAN: AU$133,147
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50%
90%
AU$37.50 - AU$180
AU$100
MEDIAN: AU$100
50%
AU$0AU$241K
Salary AU$49,316 - AU$206,645
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AU$42,485 - AU$241,208
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 27
Hourly Data AU$0AU$179
Hourly Rate AU$100
Overtime AU$50.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$241K
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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$42,485 - AU$241,208
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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

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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$100,000 based on 17 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$165,000 based on 12 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 10 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$184,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Psychiatrist

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Psychiatrist Salaries

▲37%

▲22%

▲11%

National Average
AU$135,000

▼26%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 44%