Physiotherapist Salary in Australia 2019

The average salary for a Physiotherapist in Australia 2019 is AU$65,238.

The Physiotherapist Salary in Australia 2019 starts from AU$51k per year and goes up to AU$89k per year. Which approximates or averages to AU$65,238 per year.

The surveys show that the average bonus price each Physiotherapist gets ranges from AU$255 to AU$15k.

The profit-sharing is estimated to be:

AU$1k to AU$23k.

Estimated Commission:

AU$970 to AU$21k.

Hence total pay estimate after summation of all the above factors gives us:

AU$53k to AU$93k.

Experience effects on Physiotherapists Salaries:

The experience of a Physiotherapist or the time period the one has been working as a Physiotherapist affects his/her salary.

The effect of experience on the Salary of Physiotherapists by percentage is given by:

Late Career




Mid Career


Early Career


Entry Level


Physiotherapists by Gender:

The surveys estimated that there are about 63.4% Female Physiotherapists and approximately 36.6% male Physiotherapists.

Average Lead and Sports Physiotherapist Salary in Australia:

Average Lead Physiotherapist Salary in Australia is AU$76,282.

Average Sports Physiotherapist Salary in Australia AU$78,350.

Notice that the salary of Sports Physiotherapist is relatively higher than that if Lead Physiotherapist.

Skills That Affect Physiotherapist Salaries:

Besides the working experience there are certain skills Occupational Health that ensure higher salary for Physiotherapists.

The factors affecting their salary and their percentage effect on the salary are as follows:

Occupational Health




Pain Management


Elder Care




Physical Therapy


Clinical Assessment




Health and Wellness


Diagnosis and Treatment Planning


Pay by Experience Level for Physiotherapist:

Time Period (Years) Salary
<1 AUS$59K
1-4 AUS$64K
5-9 AUS$74K
10-19 AUS$79K
20+ AUS$85K

Pay Difference by Location:

Location Percentage Difference
Sydney +4
Perth 0
Adelaide 0
Gold Coast 0
Melbourne -1
Brisbane -3
New Castle -4

What is Physiotherapy?

Career Scope of Occupational Therapy in USA 2019

Career Scope of Occupational Therapy in USA 2019