Nurse Salary in Australia

According to ANZSCO description, nurses provide nursing care to patients in hospitals, aged care and other health care facilities, and in the community. Most nurses must have a bachelor degree or higher qualification. Registration or licensing is required.

Nurse Salary Survey

Thousands of nurses in Australia submitted their annual wage during 2010-2016 on our website. Below you will find average salary for nurse in Australia from these entries as well as Minimum Salary, Maximum Salary and Most Common Salary for nurses in each state. Entries include various nurse's occupations - age care nurse, assistant nurse, clinical nurse, dental nurse, enrolled nurse, nurse manager, registered nurse and so on.

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Average Salary:Min Salary:Max Salary:Most Common Salary:
Victoria (VIC)$62,674$12,000$120,000$70,000
New South Wales (NSW)$66,104$10,000$150,000$60,000
Queensland (QLD)$61,124$13,000$150,000$50,000
Western Australia (WA)$63,535$10,000$130,000$70,000
Tasmania (TAS)$70,940$50,000$90,000$80,000
South Australia (SA)$59,874$12,000$115,000$50,000
Northern Territory (NT)$84,250$56,000$120,000$78,000
Canberra, ACT$64,667$30,000$120,000$80,000
All Australia$63,784$10,000$150,000$50,000


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