Naturopath

Naturopath

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 $51,848 per annum.

Salary range
Average salary $51,848
salary range
$45,522
$51,848
$58,173
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 Naturopath 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 Naturopath 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 yourself a healthy start in the industry and learn the skills you'll need to work in complementary medicine. In just one year, you'll gain the experience needed to study a degree specialising in naturopathy.

Moving up in the industry
Moving up in the industry

Become a trained Naturopath with a Bachelor degree. You can also choose to specialise and gain skills in other areas of natural health.

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