Average Experienced Veterinary Nurse with Medicine / Surgery Skills Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$24.97
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Veterinary Nurse with Medicine / Surgery skills in Australia is AU$24.97.
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AU$21.54
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AU$24.97
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AU$31.00
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MEDIAN AU$24.97
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Hourly Rate
AU$22 - AU$31
Total Pay
AU$45,050 - AU$65,189

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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, Critical Care and Radiology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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$23.34 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Veterinary Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.27 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$30.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 47 survey responses.
Early Career
46.8%
Mid Career
42.6%
Late Career
10.6%

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