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Nursing wage rates as at 1 October 2021

Wage Rates payable from 01/10/21
Classification Level Nurse GradeBand Pay Point Per Fortnight Per Annum Hourly Rate 76 hrs Casual Per Hour
Assistant in Nursing 1 1 1 $2,264.90 $59,090 $29.8013 $36.6556
2 $2,311.60 $60,308 $30.4158 $37.4114
3 $2,342.10 $61,104 $30.8171  $37.9050
4 $2,395.10 $62,486 $31.5145 $38.7628
5 $2,450.30 $63,927 $32.2408 $39.6562
6 $2,479.90 $64,699 $32.6303 $40.1353
Assistant in Nursing – Sterilising Services (formerly CSSD) 2 1 $2,450.90 $63,942 $32.2487 $39.6659
2 $2,486.00 $64,858 $32.7105 $40.2339
3 $2,522.60 $65,813 $33.1921 $40.8263
Undergraduate Student in Nursing/Midwifery 2   2nd year $2,311.60 $60,308 $30.4158 $37.4114
3rd year $2,342.10 $61,104 $30.8171 $37.9050
Enrolled Nurses 3   1 $2,450.90 $63,942 $32.2487 $39.6659
2 $2,486.00 $64,858 $32.7105 $40.2339
3 $2,522.60 $65,813 $33.1921 $40.8263
4 $2,560.50 $66,802 $33.6908 $41.4397
5 $2,601.20 $67,863 $34.2263 $42.0983
Enrolled Nurse Advanced Skills (formerly Enrolled Nurse Advanced Practice) 4   1 $2,678.20 $69,872 $35.2395 $43.3446
2 $2,841.90 $74,143 $37.3934 $45.9939
Registered Nurse
Registered Midwife
5   Re-entry $2,720.00 $70,963 $35.7895 $44.0211
1 $2,847.20 $74,281 $37.4632 $46.0797
2 $2,981.10 $77,775 $39.2250 $48.2468
3 $3,115.10 $81,271 $40.9882 $50.4155
4 $3,248.90 $84,761 $42.7487 $52.5809
5 $3,383.30 $88,268 $44.5171 $54.756
6 $3,517.80 $91,777 $46.2868 $56.9328
7 $3,652.00 $95,278 $48.0526 $59.1047
Clinical Nurse
Clinical Midwife
6 1 1 $3,714.50 $96,909 $48.8750 $60.1163
2 $3,801.80 $99,186 $50.0237 $61.5292
3 $3,889.30 $101,469 $51.1750 $62.9453
4 $3,977.40 $103,768 $52.3342 $64.3711
Associate Clinical Nurse/Midwife, Consultant, Associate Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager, Associate Nurse/Midwife Manager, Associate Nurse/Midwife Educator, Associate Nurse/Midwife Researcher 2 1 $4,175.20 $108,928 $54.9368 $67.5723
Clinical Nurse/Midwife Consultant, Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager, Nurse/Midwife Manager, Nurse/Midwife Educator, Nurse/Midwife Researcher, Public Health Nurse, Nurse Navigator, Nurse Practitioner Candidate 7   1 $4,561.00 $118,993 $60.0132 $73.8162
2 $4,767.40 $124,378 $62.7289 $77.1565
3 $4,886.00 $127,472 $64.2895 $79.0761
4 $4,951.80 $129,189 $65.1553 $80.1410
Nurse Practitioner 8   1 $5,135.50 $136,844 $69.0158 $83.1141
2 $5,263.20 $137,313 $69.2526 $85.1807
3 $5,361.50 $139,878 $70.5461 $86.7717
Director of Nursing – Rural and Remote 9   1 $5,245.20 $136,844 $69.0158 $84.8894
2 $5,482.50 $143,035 $72.1382 $88.7300
3 $5,618.90 $146,593 $73.9329 $90.9375
Assistant Director of Nursing
Director of Nursing
10   1 $5,361.50 $139,878 $70.5461 $86.7717
2 $5,621.30 $146,656 $73.9645 $90.9763
Nursing Director
Director of Nursing
11    $5,999.60 $156,525 $78.9421 $97.0988
Nursing Director
Director of Nursing
12    $6,605.00 $172,320 $86.9079 $106.8967
Nursing Director
Director of Nursing
13 1   $7,070.50 $184,464 $93.0329 $114.4305
Executive Director of Nursing 13 2   $8,596.30 $224,271 $113.1092 $139.1243

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Nursing wage rates as at 1 April 2020

Wage Rates payable from 01/04/20
Classification Level Nurse GradeBand Pay Point Per Fortnight Per Annum Hourly Rate 76 hrs Casual Per Hour
Assistant in Nursing 1 1 1 $2,209.70 $57,649 $29.0750 $35.7623
2 $2,255.20 $58,837 $29.6737 $36.4987
3 $2,285.00 $59,614 $30.0658 $36.9809
4 $2,336.70 $60,963 $30.7461 $37.8177
5 $2,390.50 $62,366 $31.4539 $38.6883
6 $2,419.40 $63,120 $31.8342 $39.1561
Assistant in Nursing – Sterilising Services (formerly CSSD) 2 1 $2,391.10 $62,382 $31.4618 $38.6980
2 $2,425.40 $63,277 $31.9132 $39.2532
3 $2,461.10 $64,208 $32.3829 $39.8310
Undergraduate Student in Nursing/Midwifery 2   2nd year $2,255.20 $58,837 $29.6737 $36.4987
3rd year $2,285.00 $59,614 $30.0658 $36.9809
Enrolled Nurses 3   1 $2,391.10 $62,382 $31.4618 $38.6980
2 $2,425.40 $63,277 $31.9132 $39.2532
3 $2,461.10 $64,208 $32.3829 $39.8310
4 $2,498.00 $65,171 $32.8684 $40.4281
5 $2,537.80 $66,209 $33.3921 $41.0723
Enrolled Nurse Advanced Skills (formerly Enrolled Nurse Advanced Practice) 4   1 $2,612.90 $68,169 $34.3803 $42.2878
2 $2,772.60 $72,335 $36.4816 $44.8724
Registered Nurse
Registered Midwife
5   Re-entry $2,653.70 $69,233 $34.9171 $42.9480
1 $2,777.80 $72,471 $36.5500 $44.9565
2 $2,908.40 $75,878 $38.2684 $47.0701
3 $3,039.10 $79,288 $39.9882 $49.1855
4 $3,169.70 $82,695 $41.7066 $51.2991
5 $3,300.80 $86,116 $43.4316 $53.4209
6 $3,432.00 $89,538 $45.1579 $55.5442
7 $3,562.90 $92,954 $46.8803 $57.6628
Clinical Nurse
Clinical Midwife
6 1 1 $3,623.90 $94,545 $47.6829 $58.6500
2 $3,709.10 $96,768 $48.8039 $60.0288
3 $3,794.40 $98,993 $49.9263 $61.4093
4 $3,880.40 $101,237 $51.0579 $62.8012
Associate Clinical Nurse/Midwife, Consultant, Associate Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager, Associate Nurse/Midwife Manager, Associate Nurse/Midwife Educator, Associate Nurse/Midwife Researcher 2 1 $4,073.40 $106,272 $53.5974 $65.9248
Clinical Nurse/Midwife Consultant, Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager, Nurse/Midwife Manager, Nurse/Midwife Educator, Nurse/Midwife Researcher, Public Health Nurse, Nurse Navigator, Nurse Practitioner Candidate 7   1 $4,449.80 $116,092 $58.5500 $72.0165
2 $4,651.10 $121,344 $61.1987 $75.2744
3 $4,766.80 $124,362 $62.7211 $77.1470
4 $4,831.00 $126,037 $63.5658 $78.1859
Nurse Practitioner 8   1 $5,010.20 $130,713 $65.9237 $81.0862
2 $5,134.80 $133,963 $67.5632 $83.1027
3 $5,230.70 $136,465 $68.8250 $84.6548
Director of Nursing – Rural and Remote 9   1 $5,117.30 $133,507 $67.3329 $82.8195
2 $5,348.80 $139,546 $70.3789 $86.5660
3 $5,481.80 $143,016 $72.1289 $88.7185
Assistant Director of Nursing
Director of Nursing
10   1 $5,230.70 $136,465 $68.8250 $84.6548
2 $5,484.20 $143,079 $72.1605 $88.7574
Nursing Director
Director of Nursing
11    $5,853.30 $152,708 $77.0171 $94.7310
Nursing Director
Director of Nursing
12    $6,443.90 $168,117 $84.7882 $104.2895
Nursing Director
Director of Nursing
13 1   $6,898.00 $179,964 $90.7632 $111.6387
Executive Director of Nursing 13 2   $8,386.60 $218,800 $110.3500 $135.7305

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Nursing wage rates as at 1 April 2019

Wage Rates payable from 01/04/19
Classification Level Nurse GradeBand Pay Point Per Fortnight Per Annum Hourly Rate 76 hrs Casual Per Hour
Assistant in Nursing 1 1 1 $2,155.80 $56,243 $28.3658 $34.8899
2 $2,200.20 $57,402 $28.9500 $35.6085
3 $2,229.30 $58,161 $29.3329 $36.0795
4 $2,279.70 $59,476 $29.9961 $36.8952
5 $2,332.20 $60,845 $30.6868 $37.7448
6 $2,360.40 $61,581 $31.0579 $38.2012
Assistant in Nursing – Sterilising Services (formerly CSSD) 2 1 $2,332.80 $60,861 $30.6947 $37.7545
2 $2,366.20 $61,732 $31.1342 $38.2951
3 $2,401.10 $62,643 $31.5934 $38.8599
Undergraduate Student in Nursing/Midwifery 2   2nd year $2,200.20 $57,402 $28.9500 $35.6085
3rd year $2,229.30 $58,161 $29.3329 $36.0795
Enrolled Nurses 3   1 $2,332.80 $60,861 $30.6947 $37.7545
2 $2,366.20 $61,732 $31.1342 $38.2951
3 $2,401.10 $62,643 $31.5934 $38.8599
4 $2,437.10 $63,582 $32.0671 $39.4425
5 $2,475.90 $64,594 $32.5776 $40.0704
Enrolled Nurse Advanced Skills (formerly Enrolled Nurse Advanced Practice) 4   1 $2,549.20 $66,507 $33.5421 $41.2568
2 $2,705.00 $70,572 $35.5921 $43.7783
Registered Nurse
Registered Midwife
5   Re-entry $2,589.00 $67,545 $34.0658 $41.9009
1 $2,710.00 $70,702 $35.6579 $43.8592
2 $2,837.50 $74,028 $37.3355 $45.9227
3 $2,965.00 $77,355 $39.0132 $47.9862
4 $3,092.40 $80,679 $40.6895 $50.0481
5 $3,220.30 $84,015 $42.3724 $52.1181
6 $3,348.30 $87,355 $44.0566 $54.1896
7 $3,476.00 $90,686 $45.7368 $56.2563
Clinical Nurse
Clinical Midwife
6 1 1 $3,535.50 $92,239 $46.5197 $57.2192
2 $3,618.60 $94,407 $47.6132 $58.5642
3 $3,701.90 $96,580 $48.7092 $59.9123
4 $3,785.80 $98,769 $49.8132 $61.2702
Associate Clinical Nurse/Midwife, Consultant, Associate Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager, Associate Nurse/Midwife Manager, Associate Nurse/Midwife Educator, Associate Nurse/Midwife Researcher 2 1 $3,974.00 $103,679 $52.2895 $64.3161
Clinical Nurse/Midwife Consultant, Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager, Nurse/Midwife Manager, Nurse/Midwife Educator, Nurse/Midwife Researcher, Public Health Nurse, Nurse Navigator, Nurse Practitioner Candidate 7   1 $4,341.30 $113,261 $57.1224 $70.2606
2 $4,537.70 $118,385 $59.7066 $73.4391
3 $4,650.50 $121,328 $61.1908 $75.2647
4 $4,713.20 $122,964 $62.0158 $76.2794
Nurse Practitioner 8   1 $4,888.00 $127,524 $64.3158 $79.1084
2 $5,009.60 $130,697 $65.9158 $81.0764
3 $5,103.10 $133,136 $67.1461 $82.5897
Director of Nursing – Rural and Remote 9   1 $4,992.50 $130,251 $65.6908 $80.7997
2 $5,218.40 $136,144 $68.6632 $84.4557
3 $5,348.10 $139,528 $70.3697 $86.5547
Assistant Director of Nursing
Director of Nursing
10   1 $5,103.10 $133,136 $67.1461 $82.5897
2 $5,350.40 $139,588 $70.4000 $86.5920
Nursing Director
Director of Nursing
11    $5,710.50 $148,983 $75.1382 $92.4200
Nursing Director
Director of Nursing
12    $6,286.70 $164,016 $82.7197 $101.7452
Nursing Director
Director of Nursing
13 1   $6,729.80 $175,576 $88.5500 $108.9165
Executive Director of Nursing 13 2   $8,182.00 $213,463 $107.6579 $132.4192

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Nursing wage rates as at 1 April 2018

Wage Rates payable from 01/04/18
Classification Level Nurse GradeBand Pay Point Per Fortnight Per Annum Hourly Rate 76 hrs Casual Per Hour
Assistant in Nursing 1 1 1 $2,103.20 $54,871 $27.6737 $34.0387
2 $2,146.50 $56,001 $28.2434 $34.7394
3 $2174.90 $56,742 $28.6171 $35.1990
4 $2,224.10 $58,025 $29.2645 $35.9953
5 $2,275.30 $59,361 $29.9382 $36.8240
6 $2,302.80 $60,078 $30.3000 $37.2690
Assistant in Nursing – Sterilising Services (formerly CSSD) 2 1 $2,275.90 $59,377 $29.9461 $36.8337
2 $2,308.50 $60,227 $30.3750 $37.3613
3 $2,342.50 $61,114 $30.8224 $37.9116
Undergraduate Student in Nursing/Midwifery 2   2nd year $2,146.50 $56,001 $28.2434 $34.7394
3rd year $2,174.90 $56,742 $28.6171 $35.1990
Enrolled Nurses 3   1 $2,275.90 $59,377 $29.9461 $36.8337
2 $2,308.50 $60,227 $30.3750 $37.3613
3 $2,342.50 $61,114 $30.8224 $37.9116
4 $2,377.70 $62,032 $31.2855 $38.4812
5 $2,415.50 $63,019 $31.7829 $39.0930
Enrolled Nurse Advanced Skills (formerly Enrolled Nurse Advanced Practice) 4   1 $2,487.00 $64,884 $32.7237 $40.2502
2 $2,639.00 $68,850 $34.7237 $42.7102
Registered Nurse
Registered Midwife
5   Re-entry $2,525.90 $65,899 $33.2355 $40.8797
1 $2,643.90 $68,977 $34.7882 $42.7895
2 $2,768.30 $72,223 $36.4250 $44.8028
3 $2,892.70 $75,468 $38.0618 $46.8160
4 $3,017.00 $78,711 $39.6974 $48.8278
5 $3,141.80 $81,967 $41.3395 $50.8476
6 $3,266.60 $85,223 $42.9816 $52.8674
7 $3,391.20 $88,474 $44.6211 $54.8840
Clinical Nurse
Clinical Midwife
6 1 1 $3,449.30 $89,990 $45.3855 $55.8242
2 $3,530.30 $92,103 $46.4513 $57.1351
3 $3,611.60 $94,224 $47.5211 $58.4510
4 $3,693.50 $96,361 $48.5987 $59.7764
Associate Clinical Nurse/Midwife, Consultant, Associate Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager, Associate Nurse/Midwife Manager, Associate Nurse/Midwife Educator, Associate Nurse/Midwife Researcher 2 1 $3,877.10 $101,151 $51.0145 $62.7478
Clinical Nurse/Midwife Consultant, Nurse/Midwife Unit Manager, Nurse/Midwife Manager, Nurse/Midwife Educator, Nurse/Midwife Researcher, Public Health Nurse, Nurse Navigator, Nurse Practitioner Candidate 7   1 $4,235.40 $110,499 $55.7289 $68.5465
2 $4,427.00 $115,497 $58.2500 $71.6475
3 $4,537.10 $118,370 $59.6987 $73.4294
4 $4,598.20 $119,964 $60.5026 $74.4182
Nurse Practitioner 8   1 $4,768.80 $124,415 $62.7474 $77.1793
2 $4,887.40 $127,509 $64.3079 $79.0987
3 $4,978.60 $129,888 $65.5079 $80.5747
Director of Nursing – Rural and Remote 9   1 $4,870.70 $127,073 $64.0882 $78.8285
2 $5,091.10 $132,823 $66.9882 $82.3955
3 $5,217.70 $136,126 $68.6539 $84.4443
Assistant Director of Nursing
Director of Nursing
10   1 $4,978.60 $129,888 $65.5079 $80.5747
2 $5,219.90 $136,183 $68.6829 $84.4800
Nursing Director
Director of Nursing
11    $5,571.20 $145,349 $73.3053 $90.1655
Nursing Director
Director of Nursing
12    $6,133.40 $160,016 $80.7026 $99.2642
Nursing Director
Director of Nursing
13 1   $6,565.70 $171,294 $86.3908 $106.2607
Executive Director of Nursing 13 2   $7,982.40 $208,255 $105.0316 $129.1889

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Last updated: 22 December 2020