The average rate for a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is AU$38.08 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$55,714 - AU$95,674
AU$56K
AU$75K
AU$96K
MEDIAN: AU$75,000
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AU$29.93 - AU$43.40
AU$30
AU$38
AU$43
MEDIAN: AU$38.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$32KAU$64KAU$96K
Salary
AU$55,714 - AU$95,674  
   
Bonus
AU$525  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$60,657 - AU$91,723  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$19AU$38AU$57
Hourly Rate
AU$29.93 - AU$43.40  
   
Overtime
AU$55.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$525  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$60,657 - AU$91,723  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 48

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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$79,421

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Key Stats for Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
27%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
AU$79,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
dental benefits
None: 86%
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