Neonatal Nurse Salary in Australia

AU$65,700
per year
per hour
AU$38.60
per hour
per year

Neonatal Nurse - Average Salary

The average salary for a Neonatal Nurse is AU$65,700 per year (AU$38.60 per hour), which is AU$340 (+0.5%) higher than the national average salary in Australia.
A Neonatal Nurse can expect an average starting salary of AU$48,800. The highest salaries can exceed AU$120,000.
AU$48,800
Low
AU$65,700
Average
AU$120,000
High
AU$29
Low
AU$38.60
Average
AU$60.10
High

Neonatal Nurse Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$48,800
Average
AU$65,700
Senior
AU$86,700
High
AU$120,000
Low
AU$29
Average
AU$38.60
Senior
AU$46.90
High
AU$60.10
Among neonatal nurses, Graduate Neonatal Nurses tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like NICU Nurse Practitioners enjoy the highest salaries.

Neonatal Nurse - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
NICU Nurse PractitionerAU$103K/year
+56% 
Graduate Neonatal NurseAU$50K/year
 -24%

Neonatal Nurse - Pay by Experience Level

An entry level Neonatal Nurse with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$48,800. A mid career Neonatal Nurse with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$62,300, while a senior Neonatal Nurse with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$86,700. Neonatal nurses with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$97,600 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Neonatal Nurse

Late Career▲ +49%
Senior▲ +32%
Average SalaryAU$65,700/year
Mid Career▼ -5%
Entry Level▼ -26%

Gender Breakdown

Female
99%
Male
1%

Neonatal Nurse - Jobs by Location

Neonatal Nurse - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Neonatal Nurse jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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