A Veterinary Nurse in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average wage of AU$20.63 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$34,255 - AU$65,889
AU$34K
AU$38K
AU$66K
MEDIAN: AU$38,257
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AU$17.30 - AU$24.17
AU$17
AU$21
AU$24
MEDIAN: AU$20.72
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$22KAU$44KAU$66K
Salary
AU$34,255 - AU$65,889  
   
Total Pay (?
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AU$35,775 - AU$54,419  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$12AU$24AU$36
Hourly Rate
AU$17.30 - AU$24.17  
   
Overtime
AU$32.19  
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$24KAU$48KAU$72K
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$35,775 - AU$54,419  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 74

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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 $40,000 based on 48 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 $44,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Veterinary Nurse which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 16 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 $45,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Veterinary Nurse

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Veterinary Nurse Salaries

Experienced
▲6%

Late-Career
▲6%

▲4%

National Average
AU$43,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Veterinary Nurse Salaries

▼0%

▼0%

National Average
AU$43,000

reception
▼11%

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 97%
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