Average Veterinary Nurse with Surgery Skills Hourly Pay in Sydney, New South Wales

AU$22.83
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The average hourly pay for a Veterinary Nurse with Surgery skills in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$22.83.
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AU$18.36
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AU$22.83
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AU$29.49
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MEDIAN AU$22.83
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Hourly Rate
AU$18 - AU$29
Total Pay
AU$38,783 - AU$61,758

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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

Explore the most common career paths for Veterinary Nurse. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Veterinary Nurse
Practice Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Veterinary Nurse

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

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$21.25 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Veterinary Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$25.44 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Veterinary Nurse with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$25.33 based on 14 salaries.
Employees with Veterinary Nurse in their job title in Newcastle, New South Wales earn an average of 3.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (2.8% more) and Perth, Western Australia (2.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) (13.7% less), Hobart, Tasmania (6.4% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (6.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 62 survey responses.
Early Career
41.9%
Mid Career
35.5%
Experienced
22.6%

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