Psychologist Salary in Australia

AU$98,400
per year
per hour
AU$47.60
per hour
per year

Psychologist - Average Salary

The average salary for a Psychologist is AU$98,400 per year (AU$47.60 per hour), which is AU$33,040 (+51%) higher than the national average salary in Australia.
A Psychologist can expect an average starting salary of AU$43,300. The highest salaries can exceed AU$160,000.
AU$43,300
Low
AU$98,400
Average
AU$160,000
High
AU$26
Low
AU$47.60
Average
AU$73.10
High

Psychologist Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$43,300
Average
AU$98,400
Senior
AU$116,100
High
AU$160,000
Low
AU$26
Average
AU$47.60
Senior
AU$52.90
High
AU$73.10
Among psychologists, Entry-Level Psychologists tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Psychologists enjoy the highest salaries.

Psychologist - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior PsychologistAU$116K/year
+18% 
Counselling PsychologistAU$102K/year
+4% 
Entry-Level PsychologistAU$43K/year
 -56%

Psychologist - Pay by Experience Level

An entry level Psychologist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$43,300. A mid career Psychologist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$94,300, while a senior Psychologist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$116,100. Psychologists with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$131,200 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Psychologist

Late Career▲ +33%
Senior▲ +18%
Average SalaryAU$98,400/year
Mid Career▼ -4%
Entry Level▼ -56%

Gender Breakdown

Female
81%
Male
19%

Psychologist - Jobs by Location

Psychologist - Related Salaries

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