The average wage for a Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant is AU$21.21 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. Experience does not have a big impact on this job’s wage.

AU$44,500 - AU$57,391
AU$50K
MEDIAN: AU$49,851
50%
AU$19.08 - AU$25.81
AU$19
AU$21
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$21.21
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$57K
Salary AU$49,851
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$39,713 - AU$55,366
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data AU$0AU$32
Hourly Rate AU$19.08 - AU$25.81
Hourly Tips AU$1.25
Overtime AU$32.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$55K
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$39,713 - AU$55,366
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 75

Job Description for Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant

A nurse aide, orderly, or attendant usually works under a nurse. The nurse aide will work with patients and will help them with basic living activities, such as bathing, dressing, feeding, and moving from place to place. It may also be necessary to administer medicine to a patient as directed by a nurse or doctor.

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Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant Tasks

  • Assist patient with daily activities such as eating bathing and dressing.
  • Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff.
  • Perform basic housekeeping tasks.
  • Assist with patient transport.

Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant

Pay by Experience for a Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant has a positive trend. An entry-level Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$44,000 based on 64 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$45,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$44,000 based on 7 salaries. A Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$46,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,779

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

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Key Stats for Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant Salaries

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
AU$45,000

▼1%

▼2%

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 86%