Natural Therapist

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.

Salary range
Average salary $71,075
salary range
$62,873
$71,075
$79,278
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
32% by 2020
32%
2015
2020
Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Natural Therapist are:
NSW
NSW 47.5%
VIC
VIC 19.5%
WA
WA 13.9%
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

Key skills required

The top skills for a Natural Therapist are:
  • 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
Career pathway planner
Starting out
Starting out

Give your career a healthy start with a Diploma of Health Science and learn the foundations of physiology and naturopathy.

Moving up in the industry
Moving up in the industry

Interested in branching out to other areas of the health industry? Consider specialising in nutrition or herbal medicine to explore a variety of roles.

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