The average pay for a Veterinary Nurse is AU$21.55 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. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$30,824 - AU$58,245
AU$31K
AU$41K
AU$58K
MEDIAN: AU$41,296
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50%
90%

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AU$17.66 - AU$25.35
AU$18
AU$22
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$21.55
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$20KAU$40KAU$60K
Salary
AU$30,824 - AU$58,245  
   
Bonus
AU$101.74  
Total Pay (?
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AU$36,078 - AU$54,174  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$16AU$32AU$48
Hourly Rate
AU$17.66 - AU$25.35  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.06  
Overtime
AU$20.40 - AU$45.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$32KAU$64KAU$96K
Bonus
AU$101.74  
   
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$36,078 - AU$54,174  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 431

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Pay by Experience Level for Veterinary Nurse

Pay by Experience for a Veterinary Nurse has a positive trend. An entry-level Veterinary Nurse with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 301 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Veterinary Nurse with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 167 salaries. An experienced Veterinary Nurse which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 84 salaries. A Veterinary Nurse with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 22 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,838

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Key Stats for Veterinary Nurse

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Veterinary Nurse Salaries

▲7%

▲4%

▲4%

National Average
AU$45,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Veterinary Nurse Salaries

Medicine / Surgery
▲11%

People Management
▲4%

▲3%

▲2%

▲2%

National Average
AU$45,000

Customer Service
▼3%

Critical Care
▼4%

Emergency/Trauma
▼5%

Cleaning
▼8%

Administration
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 97%