Average Veterinary Nurse Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$23.52
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
AU$202
Bonus
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average hourly pay for a Veterinary Nurse in Australia is AU$23.52.
10%
A$19.47
MEDIAN
A$23.52
90%
A$28.10
Is Veterinary Nurse your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
United States (change)
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
Hourly Rate
AU$19 - AU$28
Bonus
AU$25 - AU$2,170
Total Pay
AU$39,972 - AU$59,460
Find your market worth – how it works:
Tell us about your job and pay factors like skills and educationTell us about your job and pay factors like skills and education
Find your market worth with a report tailored to youFind your market worth with a report tailored to you
Negotiate your pay with confidenceNegotiate your pay with confidence

What Do Veterinary Nurses Do?

Veterinary Nurse Tasks
  • Interact with animals and clients to document health, symptoms and concerns.
  • Review inventory and place orders for stock.
  • Analyze samples and interpret results.
  • Clean and sanitize rooms, equipment and tools.
  • Prepare animals and perform procedures.

Popular Employer Salaries for Veterinary Nurse

The top respondents for the job title Veterinary Nurse are from the companies GREENCROSS, Pet Vet Animal Hospital and Animal Welfare League. Reported salaries are highest at GREENCROSS where the average pay is AU$22.80. Animal Welfare League pays the lowest at around AU$21.96.

Veterinary Nurse Job Listings

Search for more jobs
Search

What Are Popular Skills for Veterinary Nurses?

Skills in Anesthesia, Animal Care, Surgery, Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) and Medicine / Surgery are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Veterinary Nurses?

An entry-level Veterinary Nurse with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$20.77 based on 35 salaries. An early career Veterinary Nurse with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.49 based on 410 salaries. A mid-career Veterinary Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.07 based on 224 salaries. An experienced Veterinary Nurse with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$25.06 based on 147 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$25.
Employees with Veterinary Nurse in their job title in Geelong, Victoria earn an average of 4.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (3.5% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (1.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (4.7% less), Gold Coast, Queensland (1.4% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 863 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.1%
Early Career
47.5%
Mid Career
26.0%
Experienced
17.0%
Late Career
5.4%

Related Job Salaries

AU$23 - AU$46
AU$19 - AU$28
AU$18 - AU$26
AU$20 - AU$30
AU$22 - AU$35