A Veterinary Nurse in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average wage of AU$21.73 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$34,612 - AU$64,111
AU$35K
AU$39K
AU$64K
MEDIAN: AU$38,992
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50%
90%
AU$16.93 - AU$24.43
AU$17
AU$21
AU$24
MEDIAN: AU$20.74
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50%
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AU$0AU$64K
Salary AU$34,612 - AU$64,111
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$35,229 - AU$52,581
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 18
Hourly Data AU$0AU$35
Hourly Rate AU$16.93 - AU$24.43
Overtime AU$22.41 - AU$35.78
Annual Data AU$0AU$52K
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$35,229 - AU$52,581
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 164

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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Key Stats for Veterinary Nurse

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Veterinary Nurse Salaries

▲16%

▲14%

National Average
AU$43,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Veterinary Nurse Salaries

▲10%

▲4%

National Average
AU$43,000

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 94%