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Natural Therapist

A Natural Therapist uses a variety of natural techniques and practices to treat and prevent illness. Some Natural Therapists may choose to specialise in a particular field such as herbal medicine, nutrition, or naturopathy.

A Natural Therapist earns an average salary of $71,075 per year.

Average salary
$71,075 P/A

Source: seek.com.au (October 2017)
Min average salary
$62,873 P/A

Source: seek.com.au (October 2017)
Max average salary
$79,278 P/A

Source: seek.com.au (October 2017)
Job growth

Projection: 22% more Complementary Health Therapists employed in Australia in 2020 (compared to 2015)


Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as a Natural Therapist are:

  • NSW: 42.6%
  • VIC: 24.8%
  • QLD: 10.1%

Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Key skills required
  • Desire to help people achieve good health
  • Committed to promoting complementary and alternative medicine
  • Mature and confident personality
  • Good communication skills

Source: myfuture.edu.au

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