The average wage for a Registered Nurse (RN) is AU$31.39 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$38,227 - AU$82,302
AU$38K
AU$59K
AU$82K
MEDIAN: AU$59,375
10%
50%
90%
AU$25.48 - AU$41.10
AU$25
AU$32
AU$41
MEDIAN: AU$32.07
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$85K
Salary AU$38,227 - AU$82,302
Bonus AU$200.67 - AU$9,807
Commission AU$10,000
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$49,378 - AU$85,286
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 895
Hourly Data AU$0AU$65
Hourly Rate AU$25.48 - AU$41.10
Hourly Tips AU$2.25
Overtime AU$4.00 - AU$65.65
Annual Data AU$0AU$85K
Bonus AU$200.67 - AU$9,807
Commission AU$10,000
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$49,378 - AU$85,286
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,575

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Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN)

Pay by Experience for a Registered Nurse (RN) has a positive trend. An entry-level Registered Nurse (RN) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$60,000 based on 1,869 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Registered Nurse (RN) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$71,000 based on 791 salaries. An experienced Registered Nurse (RN) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$74,000 based on 548 salaries. A Registered Nurse (RN) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$75,000 based on 365 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$65,216

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Registered Nurse (RN) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Registered Nurse (RN)?

Registered Nurse (RN) in Brisbane:
"Good."
Pros: Dealing with new cases and immunisation. Management plans. Basic care. Minor surgeries.
Cons: Have to do receptionist work as well and lot of recalls for patients.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Brisbane:
"Challenging."
Pros: I am helping people in the community.
Cons: Long distance of driving between clients.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Brisbane:
"Hard work."
Pros: Rewarding. Mentally, physically and medically look after aged australians.
Cons: High stress level. Under paid. Too much paperwork.

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Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

▲15%

▲13%

▲8%

National Average
AU$65,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

▲7%





National Average
AU$65,000

▼1%


▼1%

Elder Care
▼2%


Geriatrics
▼2%



▼5%

▼6%

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 83%
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