A Staff Nurse earns an average wage of AU$28.18 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$21,128 - AU$76,000
AU$21K
AU$42K
AU$76K
MEDIAN: AU$41,955
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50%
90%
AU$22.97 - AU$41.74
AU$23
AU$28
AU$42
MEDIAN: AU$28.32
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$85K
Salary AU$21,128 - AU$76,000
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$29,441 - AU$85,319
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24
Hourly Data AU$0AU$50
Hourly Rate AU$22.97 - AU$41.74
Overtime AU$50.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$85K
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$29,441 - AU$85,319
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 47

Common Career Paths for Staff Nurse


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Pay by Experience Level for Staff Nurse

Pay by Experience for a Staff Nurse has a positive trend. An entry-level Staff Nurse with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$55,000 based on 37 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Staff Nurse with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$62,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Staff Nurse which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$59,000 based on 16 salaries. A Staff Nurse with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$62,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$57,719

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Key Stats for Staff Nurse

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Staff Nurse Salaries

▲8%

▲7%

▲3%

National Average
AU$58,000

▼5%

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 80%