The average wage for an Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN) is AU$29.40 per hour.

AU$38,348 - AU$71,901
AU$38K
AU$54K
AU$72K
MEDIAN: AU$54,371
10%
50%
90%
AU$24.16 - AU$35.95
AU$24
AU$29
AU$36
MEDIAN: AU$29.47
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$74K
Salary AU$38,348 - AU$71,901
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$8,500
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$46,014 - AU$74,692
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,130
Hourly Data AU$0AU$61
Hourly Rate AU$24.16 - AU$35.95
Hourly Tips AU$0.95
Overtime AU$3.95 - AU$61.25
Annual Data AU$0AU$74K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$8,500
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$46,014 - AU$74,692
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,768

Job Description for Registered Nurse (RN)

Most of the time, registered nurses (RN) work for hospitals or medical clinics. They may also work for other organizations, such as outpatient facilities, rehabilitation centers, or senior centers. Their main job is to promote wellness and health.

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Registered Nurse (RN) Tasks

  • Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records.
  • Advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management.
  • Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$60,030

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

Registered Nurse (RN) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Registered Nurse (RN) in Junee:
Always offer to help.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Central Coast:
"Computer programs."
Get an orientation on the programs used & an understanding of how funding works & why we do assessments on clients.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Perth:
"How hard it was going to be."
Do hospital work first to consolidate training.

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
12%

Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

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▲6%




▲2%


▲1%


▼0%

Rehabilitation
▼0%

National Average
AU$60,000

▼1%




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 82%