Naturopaths assess, diagnose, and treat clients using various herbal medicines, homeopathic techniques and alternative therapies.

As a Naturopath, you may be required to treat patients with acute and chronic health problems as well as emotional and stress-related issues. The average annual salary for this role is $60,178 per annum.

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

Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as a Naturopath are:

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

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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