Herbalists use plant and herbal preparations for medicinal purposes to treat people with physical and emotional health needs. The average salary of a Herbalist is $60,178 per annum.

As a Herbalist, you’ll deliver effective holistic treatments with the aim of correcting imbalances and resolving patterns of dysfunction.

Average salary
$60,178 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Min average salary
$53,571 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Max average salary
$66,784 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Job growth

Projection: 31% more Complementary Health Therapists employed in Australia in 2020 (compared to 2015)

Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as a Complementary Health Therapist are:

  • NSW: 46.6%
  • VIC: 19.8%
  • QLD: 12.7%

Key skills required
  • Desire to help people achieve good health
  • Committed to promoting complementary and alternative medicine
  • Mature and confident personality
  • Good communication skills


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