AU$58,754
Avg. Salary
AU$31.65
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Registered Nurse (RN) with Pediatrics skills is AU$31.65 per hour.

The average pay for a Registered Nurse (RN) with Pediatrics skills is AU$58,754 per year.

AU$24.87
10%
AU$31.65
50%
AU$42.11
90%
MEDIAN AU$31.65
AU$30k
10%
AU$59k
50%
AU$74k
90%
MEDIAN AU$58,754
AU$30,447 - AU$73,517
AU$30K
AU$59K
AU$74K
MEDIAN: AU$58,754
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50%
90%
AU$24.87 - AU$42.11
AU$25
AU$32
AU$42
MEDIAN: AU$31.65
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$86K
Salary AU$30,447 - AU$73,517
Bonus AU$2,500
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$46,802 - AU$86,741
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 6 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 40
Hourly Data AU$0AU$78
Hourly Rate AU$24.87 - AU$42.11
Overtime AU$2.09 - AU$78.30
Annual Data AU$0AU$86K
Bonus AU$2,500
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$46,802 - AU$86,741
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 6 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 83

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.

Registered Nurse (RN) Job Listings

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$59,000 based on 81 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$68,000 based on 32 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$73,000 based on 22 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$73,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

10%

-1%

-2%

-9%

National Average: AU$64,489

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

Registered Nurse (RN) Reviews

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

Registered Nurse (RN) in Brisbane:
"Pay is fine, level of happiness is low, heavy workload."
Pros: Mental challenge. Improved team leader skills. Improved communication skills.
Cons: Always work overtime. No respect to RN. Too much unnecessary paper works set up by the accreditation, waste of time. Always having changing roasters. Not any bonus. Too much staff report, which has been encouraged by head office. No time for break. Over critical to this profession which actually affect the efficiency of this job.

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

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

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.

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Experienced
▲14%

▲13%

▲5%

National Average
AU$64,000

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 73%