Average Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$41.10
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AU$4,000
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AU$0
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The average hourly pay for a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) in Australia is AU$41.10.
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AU$35.12
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AU$41.10
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AU$48.36
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MEDIAN AU$41.10
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Hourly Rate
AU$35 - AU$48
Bonus
AU$983 - AU$19,727
Total Pay
AU$72,120 - AU$105,143

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Job Description for Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)

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Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)
Registered Nurse (RN)
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)

Skills in Operating Room / OR, Acute Care and Cardiology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Geriatrics and Medicine / Surgery.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)

An early career Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$39.40 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$39.71 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$42.22 based on 53 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$42.
Employees with Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) in their job title in Gold Coast, Queensland earn an average of 33.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (4.7% more) and Perth, Western Australia (3.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (6.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 159 survey responses.
Early Career
20.1%
Mid Career
25.8%
Experienced
33.3%
Late Career
20.8%

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