The average pay for a Veterinary Nurse is AU$21.28 per hour. A skill in Medicine / Surgery is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$32,737 - AU$56,195
(Median)
AU$33K
AU$41K
AU$56K
MEDIAN: AU$40,816
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90%

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AU$17.41 - AU$25.09
(Median)
AU$17
AU$21
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$21.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$19KAU$38KAU$57K
Salary
AU$32,737 - AU$56,195  
   
Bonus
AU$1,000  
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$35,612 - AU$53,450  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 84
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$15AU$30AU$45
Hourly Rate
AU$17.41 - AU$25.09  
   
Overtime
AU$22.30 - AU$43.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$30KAU$60KAU$90K
Bonus
AU$1,000  
   
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$35,612 - AU$53,450  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 512
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Pay by Experience Level for Veterinary Nurse

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,133

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Experience Affects Veterinary Nurse Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
AU$44,000


Skills That Affect Veterinary Nurse Salaries

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 13%

reception
up arrow 6%

People Management
up arrow 5%

Anesthesia
up arrow 4%

Surgery
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
0%

National Average
AU$44,000

Critical Care
up arrow 2%

Emergency/Trauma
up arrow 4%

Cleaning
up arrow 7%

Administration
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
medical benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 97%
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