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$30,781 - AU$56,681
AU$31K
AU$42K
AU$57K
MEDIAN: AU$41,683
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50%
90%
AU$17.89 - AU$25.73
AU$18
AU$22
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$21.94
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$56K
Salary AU$30,781 - AU$56,681
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$36,313 - AU$55,287
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 69
Hourly Data AU$0AU$45
Hourly Rate AU$17.89 - AU$25.73
Hourly Tips AU$0.06
Overtime AU$22.60 - AU$45.69
Annual Data AU$0AU$55K
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$36,313 - AU$55,287
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 420

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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 AU$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 AU$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 AU$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 AU$47,000 based on 22 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$45,629

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Veterinary Nurse Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Veterinary Nurse?

Veterinary Nurse in Melbourne:
"Ok."
Pros: Rewarding.
Cons: Stress.

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Key Stats for Veterinary Nurse

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Veterinary Nurse Salaries

▲5%

▲2%

▲2%

National Average
AU$46,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Veterinary Nurse Salaries

Medicine / Surgery
▲9%

People Management
▲2%

▲1%

▼0%

▼0%

National Average
AU$46,000

Critical Care
▼5%

Customer Service
▼5%

Emergency/Trauma
▼7%

Cleaning
▼10%

Administration
▼17%

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 96%
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