A Registered Nurse (RN) in Cairns, Queensland earns an average wage of AU$34.51 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

AU$26.33 - AU$41.78
AU$26
AU$35
AU$42
MEDIAN: AU$34.51
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AU$26.33 - AU$41.78  
   
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AU$51,899 - AU$86,477  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN)

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

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN)

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Experienced
▲18%

Mid-Career
▲7%

Late-Career
▲6%

National Average
AU$70,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
dental benefits
None: 92%
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