Average Veterinary Nurse with Animal Care Skills Hourly Pay in Melbourne, Victoria

AU$23.50
Avg. Hourly Rate
AU$1,113
Bonus
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The average hourly pay for a Veterinary Nurse with Animal Care skills in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$23.50.
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AU$20.85
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AU$23.50
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AU$26.63
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MEDIAN AU$23.50
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Hourly Rate
AU$21 - AU$27
Bonus
AU$0 - AU$1,113
Total Pay
AU$43,393 - AU$62,400

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

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Popular Skills for Veterinary Nurse

Skills in Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medicine / Surgery, Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), Surgery and Anesthesia.

Pay by Experience Level for Veterinary Nurse

An early career Veterinary Nurse with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$22.57 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Veterinary Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$23.47 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Veterinary Nurse with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$25.00 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Veterinary Nurse in their job title in Geelong, Victoria earn an average of 4.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (2.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (7.0% less), Brisbane, Queensland (0.9% less) and Perth, Western Australia (0.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Early Career
31.8%
Mid Career
40.9%
Experienced
27.3%

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