5 HIGH-PAYING ALLIED HEALTH SECTORS
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.
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.
This sector includes dentists and dental assistants. The average salary is $75,453.