Average Early-Career Veterinary Nurse with Anesthesia Skills Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$22.22
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AU$200
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Veterinary Nurse with Anesthesia skills in Australia is AU$22.22.
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AU$17.94
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AU$26.22
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MEDIAN AU$22.22
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Hourly Rate
AU$18 - AU$26
Bonus
AU$63 - AU$1,600
Total Pay
AU$36,686 - AU$56,360

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

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$20.00 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Veterinary Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$23.69 based on 126 salaries. An experienced Veterinary Nurse with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.80 based on 74 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$24.
Employees with Veterinary Nurse in their job title in Brisbane, Queensland earn an average of 3.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (2.2% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (2.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (10.0% less), Melbourne, Victoria (5.4% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (2.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 229 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.5%
Mid Career
55.0%
Experienced
32.3%
Late Career
9.2%

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