The average rate for a Veterinary Nurse is AU$22.12 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$33,952 - AU$58,344
AU$34K
AU$44K
AU$58K
MEDIAN: AU$43,919
10%
50%
90%
AU$18.09 - AU$26.18
AU$18
AU$22
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$22.12
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$58K
Salary AU$33,952 - AU$58,344
Bonus AU$150
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$36,875 - AU$56,158
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 66
Hourly Data AU$0AU$44
Hourly Rate AU$18.09 - AU$26.18
Hourly Tips AU$0.06
Overtime AU$23.15 - AU$44.80
Annual Data AU$0AU$56K
Bonus AU$150
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$36,875 - AU$56,158
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 409

Common Career Paths for Veterinary Nurse


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Popular Skills for Veterinary Nurse

Pay by Experience Level for Veterinary Nurse

Pay by Experience for a Veterinary Nurse has a positive trend. An entry-level Veterinary Nurse with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$44,000 based on 287 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Veterinary 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$48,000 based on 160 salaries. An experienced Veterinary Nurse which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 89 salaries. A Veterinary 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$50,000 based on 23 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$46,106

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Veterinary Nurse Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Veterinary Nurse?

Veterinary Nurse in Melbourne:
"Ok."
Pros: Rewarding.
Cons: Stress.

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Key Stats for Veterinary Nurse

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Veterinary Nurse Salaries

▲9%

▲8%

▲4%

National Average
AU$46,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Veterinary Nurse Salaries


▲2%

▲2%



National Average
AU$46,000

▼1%



▼11%


Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 96%