The average rate for a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is AU$38.32 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$55,331 - AU$110,081
AU$55K
AU$87K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$86,991
10%
50%
90%
AU$32.50 - AU$50.84
AU$33
AU$40
AU$51
MEDIAN: AU$39.57
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$110K
Salary AU$55,331 - AU$110,081
Bonus AU$1,017
Profit Sharing AU$0.00
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$62,087 - AU$109,471
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20
Hourly Data AU$0AU$86
Hourly Rate AU$32.50 - AU$50.84
Overtime AU$66.67
Annual Data AU$0AU$109K
Bonus AU$1,017
Profit Sharing AU$0.00
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$62,087 - AU$109,471
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 57

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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)

Pay by Experience for a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) has a positive trend. An entry-level Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$76,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$79,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$81,000 based on 14 salaries. A Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$86,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$83,123

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Salaries

Late-Career
▲3%

National Average
AU$83,000

Experienced
▼3%

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼8%

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 12%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 88%
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