The average hourly pay for an Orderly in Australia is AU$23.83.
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Job Description for Orderly
Orderlies, also called nurse or ward assistants, are responsible for assisting medical staff with patient care duties in a hospital setting. Their main responsibilities may vary by facility, but common duties include moving patients using a wheelchair to different parts of the hospital, verifying that linens are stocked and clean, ensuring rooms are clean after procedures and transporting any necessary equipment to specified locations within the hospital. They may also help apply casts, shave an…Read more
- 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.
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Pay by Experience Level for Orderly
An entry-level Orderly with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$23.77 based on 17 salaries. An early career Orderly with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$23.71 based on 47 salaries. A mid-career Orderly with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.38 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Orderly with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$25.07 based on 8 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Orderly in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 6.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (4.4% more) and Adelaide, South Australia (2.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (5.1% less).
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