AU$45,367
Avg. Salary
AU$22.71
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Veterinary Nurse with Surgery skills is AU$22.71 per hour.

The average pay for a Veterinary Nurse with Surgery skills is AU$45,367 per year.

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AU$18.63
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AU$22.71
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AU$27.95
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MEDIAN AU$22.71
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AU$30k
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AU$45k
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AU$62k
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MEDIAN AU$45,367
AU$29,868 - AU$61,577
AU$30K
AU$45K
AU$62K
MEDIAN: AU$45,367
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AU$19
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MEDIAN: AU$22.71
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AU$0AU$61K
Salary AU$29,868 - AU$61,577
Bonus AU$200
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$37,992 - AU$59,690
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 23 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 35
Hourly Data AU$0AU$44
Hourly Rate AU$18.63 - AU$27.95
Overtime AU$22.15 - AU$44.23
Annual Data AU$0AU$59K
Bonus AU$200
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$37,992 - AU$59,690
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 23 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 268

Job Description for Veterinary Nurse

A veterinary nurse works with veterinarians to ensure that clients' pets are properly cared for and have their health needs met.

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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.

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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$45,000 based on 86 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$49,000 based on 80 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 35 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 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

4%

-1%

-2%

-8%

-16%

National Average: AU$47,714

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

Key Stats for Veterinary Nurse

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
3 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Veterinary Nurse Salaries

Late-Career
▲5%

Experienced
▲4%

▲2%

National Average
AU$48,000

▼6%

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: %
no benefits
None: 98%