Average Experienced Veterinary Nurse Hourly Pay in Sydney, New South Wales

AU$24.97
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Veterinary Nurse in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$24.97.
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AU$21.45
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AU$24.97
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AU$29.67
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MEDIAN AU$24.97
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Hourly Rate
AU$21 - AU$30
Total Pay
AU$45,045 - AU$67,871

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Job Description for Veterinary Nurse

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.

Career Paths

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Veterinary Nurse
Office Manager
Practice Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Veterinary Nurse

Skills in Anesthesia, Surgery and Animal Care are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Veterinary Nurse

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$19.51 based on 5 salaries. An early career Veterinary Nurse with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.22 based on 57 salaries. A mid-career Veterinary Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.63 based on 32 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$26.
Employees with Veterinary Nurse in their job title in Cairns, Queensland earn an average of 12.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (2.0% more) and Geelong, Victoria (1.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (9.1% less), Melbourne, Victoria (4.7% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (4.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 100 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.0%
Early Career
57.0%
Mid Career
32.0%
Late Career
6.0%

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