Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) in Melbourne, Victoria Salary (Australia)

A Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average wage of AU$30.30 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$36,569 - AU$80,567
AU$37K
AU$60K
AU$81K
MEDIAN: AU$59,505
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50%
90%
AU$25.47 - AU$37.01
AU$25
AU$30
AU$37
MEDIAN: AU$30.01
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$80K
Salary AU$36,569 - AU$80,567
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$45,430 - AU$80,969
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 35
Hourly Data AU$0AU$74
Hourly Rate AU$25.47 - AU$37.01
Overtime AU$50.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$80K
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$45,430 - AU$80,969
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 43

Job Description for Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN)

A registered psychiatric nurse (RPN) works in the mental health care field. RPN licensing and certification is awarded and recognized in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand; in the United States, the RPN is not a recognized certification, but individuals with an RPN interested in psychiatric nursing in the U.S. have a fairly short path to certification as a registered nurse (RN), with which they can work in the field.

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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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Key Stats for Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN)

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

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Experience Affects Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) Salaries

▲21%

▲8%

National Average
AU$61,000

▼6%

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 30%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 70%