Physiotherapist Salary in Australia

AU$75,200
per year
per hour
AU$35.60
per hour
per year
Bonus
AU$4,950/year
Bonus
AU$5.70/hour

Physiotherapist - Average Salary

The average salary for a Physiotherapist is AU$75,200 per year (AU$35.60 per hour), which is AU$9,840 (+15%) higher than the national average salary in Australia.
A Physiotherapist can expect an average starting salary of AU$43,600. The highest salaries can exceed AU$125,000.
AU$43,600
Low
AU$75,200
Average
AU$125,000
High
AU$24.30
Low
AU$35.60
Average
AU$63.40
High
Total compensation includes salary and bonus.
AU$0
AU$70,200
AU$140,400
Base SalaryAU$43,600 - 125,000
BonusAU$0 - 15,400
Total CompensationAU$43,600 - 140,400
AU$0
AU$40.60
AU$81.20
Base SalaryAU$24.30 - 63.40
BonusAU$0 - 17.8
Total CompensationAU$24.30 - 81.20

Physiotherapist Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$43,600
Average
AU$75,200
Senior
AU$96,250
High
AU$125,000
Low
AU$24.30
Average
AU$35.60
Senior
AU$48.20
High
AU$63.40
Among physiotherapists, Graduate Physiotherapists tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Physiotherapists enjoy the highest salaries.

Physiotherapist - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior PhysiotherapistAU$96K/year
+28% 
Specialist PhysiotherapistAU$93K/year
+23% 
Sport PhysiotherapistAU$91K/year
+21% 
Musculoskeletal PhysiotherapistAU$79K/year
+5% 
Grade 1 PhysiotherapistAU$54K/year
 -28%
Graduate PhysiotherapistAU$44K/year
 -42%

Physiotherapist - Pay by Experience Level

An entry level Physiotherapist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$43,600. A mid career Physiotherapist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$72,300, while a senior Physiotherapist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$96,250. Physiotherapists with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$107,400 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Physiotherapist

Late Career▲ +43%
Senior▲ +28%
Average SalaryAU$75,200/year
Mid Career▼ -4%
Entry Level▼ -42%

Gender Breakdown

Female
66%
Male
34%

Physiotherapist - Jobs by Location

Physiotherapist - Related Salaries

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