An Entry-Level Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) earns an average wage of AU$27.89 per hour.

AU$37,506 - AU$67,331
AU$38K
AU$54K
AU$67K
MEDIAN: AU$54,303
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50%
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AU$20.77 - AU$34.53
AU$21
AU$28
AU$35
MEDIAN: AU$27.89
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AU$0AU$70K
Salary AU$37,506 - AU$67,331
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$43,254 - AU$70,789
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11
Hourly Data AU$0AU$34
Hourly Rate AU$20.77 - AU$34.53
Overtime AU$30.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$70K
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$43,254 - AU$70,789
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 42

Job Description for Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)

AA registered practical nurse (RPN) is a designation used primarily in Ontario in Canada. It is essentially the equivalent of a licensed practical nurse (LPN), a designation in use in other provinces and throughout the United States. RPNs usually work as direct reports to registered nurses (RN) in the field of hospital and clinical care. They perform many of the routine duties normally associated with nursing and also report any noted changes in the patient that may affect ongoing treatment.

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Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) Tasks

  • Collect patient health information like blood pressure, temperature, and pulse.
  • Provide patients and families with health and safety information.
  • Provide assistance including medications, changing dressings, and bathing patients.
  • Monitor patients' progress and report changes.

Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$57,140

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Key Stats for Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
81%
5-9 years
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 17%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 83%