Average Mid-Career Veterinary Nurse with Surgery Skills Hourly Pay

AU$23.16
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AU$600
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Veterinary Nurse with Surgery skills is AU$23.16.
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AU$20.84
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AU$23.16
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AU$28.64
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MEDIAN AU$23.16
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Hourly Rate
AU$21 - AU$29
Bonus
AU$0 - AU$600
Total Pay
AU$42,705 - AU$60,999

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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.

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Popular Skills for Veterinary Nurse

Skills in Anesthesia, Animal Care, Medicine / Surgery, Critical Care and Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) are correlated to pay that is above average.

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$19.10 based on 34 salaries. An early career Veterinary Nurse with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.85 based on 140 salaries. An experienced Veterinary Nurse with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$24.27 based on 63 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 Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 9.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (5.3% more) and Perth, Western Australia (1.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (5.1% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (0.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 251 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.5%
Early Career
55.8%
Experienced
25.1%
Late Career
5.6%

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