The average pay for an Entry-Level Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) is AU$29.19 per hour.

AU$27,597 - AU$72,212
AU$28K
AU$52K
AU$72K
MEDIAN: AU$52,123
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50%
90%
AU$25.47 - AU$37.87
AU$25
AU$29
AU$38
MEDIAN: AU$29.25
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$75K
Salary AU$27,597 - AU$72,212
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$38,794 - AU$75,670
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 49
Hourly Data AU$0AU$49
Hourly Rate AU$25.47 - AU$37.87
Overtime AU$25.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$75K
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$38,794 - AU$75,670
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 65

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.

Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$58,998

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

Key Stats for Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN)

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
82%
5-9 years
14%

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Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 73%