A Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) earns an average wage of AU$31.61 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$50,000 - AU$71,221
AU$67K
MEDIAN: AU$67,497
50%

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AU$22.24 - AU$39.81
AU$22
AU$32
AU$40
MEDIAN: AU$31.61
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Salary
AU$67,497  
   
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$46,034 - AU$81,992  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$14AU$28AU$42
Hourly Rate
AU$22.24 - AU$39.81  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
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$46,034 - AU$81,992  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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Pay by Experience Level for Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)

Pay by Experience for a Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) has a positive trend. An entry-level Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 26 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 8 salaries. A Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 12 salaries.

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Key Stats for Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
26%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) Salaries

Experienced
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲7%

Late-Career
▲6%

National Average
AU$66,000

▼13%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 93%