The average pay for an Entry-Level Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant is AU$20.98 per hour.

AU$18.83 - AU$27.32
AU$19
AU$21
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$20.97
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data AU$0AU$32
Hourly Rate AU$18.83 - AU$27.32
Hourly Tips AU$1.25
Overtime AU$32.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$57K
Total Pay (?
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AU$39,231 - AU$57,596
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 59

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 Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,448

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

Key Stats for Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
83%

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 88%