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$9,278 (+10%) 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 in Australia

An Entry Level Psychologist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average compensation of AU$43,300 per year. A mid career Psychologist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average compensation of about 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 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Psychologist in Australia

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 job advertisements published on Jobted Australia in the last 12 months. Please note the figures on this page are a guideline only.
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