A clinical psychologist consults with individuals and groups, assesses psychological disorders and administers programs of treatment. Registration or licensing is required. Clinical Psychologist in Australia is a Skill Level 1 occupation.
Clinical Psychologist Occupation Lists
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Group: 2723 Psychologists
The job of a clinical psychologist in Australia is to investigates, assess and provide treatment and counselling to foster optimal personal, social, educational and occupational adjustment and development.
Most occupations in the clinical psychologist unit group (Group 2723) have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Registration or licensing may be required in Australia as a clinical psychologist.
Occupations within the Clinical Psychologist Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same psychologist group if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.
English Requirement for a Clinical Psychologist
Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.
Clinical Psychologist is currently assessed with APS (Australian Psychological Society); more information regarding assessment bodies
The average salary for a Clinical Psychologist in Australia is $ 91,932 for male employees and $ 83,395 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 48.4 Females: 43.4 Persons: 44.5
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 2723) Psychologists - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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