Forensic Psychologist Salary in Australia

AU$91,300
per year
per hour
AU$45.20
per hour
per year

Forensic Psychologist - Average Salary

The average salary for a Forensic Psychologist is AU$91,300 per year (AU$45.20 per hour), which is AU$25,940 (+40%) higher than the national average salary in Australia.
A Forensic Psychologist can expect an average starting salary of AU$42,600. The highest salaries can exceed AU$160,000.
AU$42,600
Low
AU$91,300
Average
AU$160,000
High
AU$25.80
Low
AU$45.20
Average
AU$73.10
High

Forensic Psychologist Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$42,600
Average
AU$91,300
Senior
AU$114,600
High
AU$160,000
Low
AU$25.80
Average
AU$45.20
Senior
AU$52.60
High
AU$73.10

Forensic Psychologist - Pay by Experience Level

An entry level Forensic Psychologist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$42,600. A mid career Forensic Psychologist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$86,700, while a senior Forensic Psychologist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$114,600. Forensic psychologists with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$121,900 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Forensic Psychologist

Late Career▲ +34%
Senior▲ +26%
Average SalaryAU$91,300/year
Mid Career▼ -5%
Entry Level▼ -53%

Gender Breakdown

Female
76%
Male
24%

Forensic Psychologist - Jobs by Location

Forensic Psychologist - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Forensic Psychologist jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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