Average Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) Hourly Pay in Melbourne, Victoria

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The average hourly pay for a Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$33.80.
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Hourly Rate
AU$28 - AU$47
AU$0 - AU$2,250
Total Pay
AU$55,659 - AU$97,475

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Job Description for Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN)

Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) Tasks
  • Evaluate and assess patient mental and physical health through multiple examination methods.
  • Administer medications and other treatments.
  • Implement care plans, treating patients, and counseling families.
  • Provide immediate and long-term care options and plans to patients and their caretakers or family.

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Popular Skills for Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN)

Skills in Psychiatric and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Acute Care.

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN)

An early career Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$29.91 based on 33 salaries. A mid-career Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$36.57 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$36.63 based on 16 salaries.
Employees with Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 21.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (15.3% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (14.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Bendigo, Victoria (5.3% less).

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