5 HIGH-PAY­ING AL­LIED HEALTH SEC­TORS

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1 MED­I­CAL IMAG­ING

These pro­fes­sion­als per­form med­i­cal imag­ing and ra­di­a­tion treat­ment us­ing X-ray, ul­tra­sound, an­giog­ra­phy and com­puted to­mog­ra­phy (CT) equip­ment as well as ra­di­a­tion scan­ners, flu­o­ro­scopes and nu­clear in­stru­men­ta­tion. Their av­er­age salary is $96,670 on SEEK ads.

2 DI­ETET­ICS

Job ads in this sec­tor have an av­er­age salary of $78,541. Di­eti­tians ex­plain nu­tri­tion is­sues, as­sess di­etary and health needs, de­velop meal plans and pro­mote nu­tri­tion through pub­lic speak­ing and out­reach pro­grams.

PHYS­IO­THER­APY, OC­CU­PA­TIONAL THER­APY 3 & RE­HA­BIL­I­TA­TION Work­ers in this sec­tor are of­fered on av­er­age $77,414. Fed­eral Gov­ern­ment data shows the av­er­age age of Aus­tralian physiotherapists is 31.

4 SPEECH THER­APY

These pro­fes­sion­als di­ag­nose and treat com­mu­ni­ca­tion, lan­guage and swal­low­ing dis­or­ders. They earn an av­er­age salary of $76,940, SEEK shows.

5 DEN­TAL

This sec­tor in­cludes den­tists and den­tal as­sis­tants. The av­er­age salary is $75,453.

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