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Nursing wage rates

Nursing wage rates as at 1 April 2015

Classification Level Nurse Grade Band Pay Point Wage Rates payable from  01/04/15
 Per Fortnight  Per     Annum Hourly Rate 76 hrs Casual
Per Hour
Assistant in Nursing Nurse Grade 1   30NRG1    01 $1,953.10 $50,955 $25.6987 $31.6094
30NRG1    02 $1,993.20 $52,001 $26.2263 $32.2583
30NRG1    03 $2,019.60 $52,690 $26.5737 $32.6857
30NRG1    04 $2,065.40 $53,885 $27.1763 $33.4268
30NRG1    05 $2,112.90 $55,124 $27.8013 $34.1956
30NRG1    06 $2,138.30 $55,787 $28.1355 $34.6067
Undergraduate Student Nurses / Midwives Nurse Grade 2   30NRG2    01 $1,993.20 $52,001 $26.2263 $32.2583
30NRG2    02 $2,019.60 $52,690 $26.5737 $32.6857
Enrolled Nurses Nurse Grade 3   30NRG3    01 $2,113.40 $55,137 $27.8079 $34.2037
30NRG3    02 $2,143.70 $55,928 $28.2066 $34.6941
30NRG3    03 $2,175.30 $56,752 $28.6224 $35.2056
30NRG3    04 $2,207.90 $57,603 $29.0513 $35.7331
30NRG3    05 $2,243.00 $58,518 $29.5132 $36.3012
Enrolled Nurse Advanced Practice Nurse Grade 4   30NRG4    01 $2,309.40 $60,251 $30.3868 $37.3758
30NRG4    02 $2,450.50 $63,932 $32.2434 $39.6594
  Nurse Grade 5   30NRG5RE  01 $2,345.60 $61,195 $30.8632 $37.9617
30NRG5    01 $2,455.10 $64,052 $32.3039 $39.7338
30NRG5    02 $2,570.60 $67,065 $33.8237 $41.6032
Registered Nurse** 30NRG5    03 $2,686.10 $70,078 $35.3434 $43.4724
Midwife (only) 30NRG5    04 $2,801.60 $73,092 $36.8632 $45.3417
  30NRG5    05 $2,917.50 $76,115 $38.3882 $47.2175
30NRG5    06 $3,033.40 $79,139 $39.9132 $49.0932
30NRG5    07 $3,149.10 $82,158 $41.4355 $50.9657
  Nurse Grade 6   30NRG6    01 $3,203.00 $83,564 $42.1447 $51.8380
Clinical Nurse 30NRG6    02 $3,278.20 $85,526 $43.1342 $53.0551
Clinical Midwife 30NRG6    03 $3,353.80 $87,498 $44.1289 $54.2785
  30NRG6    04 $3,429.80 $89,481 $45.1289 $55.5085
Associate/Advanced Practice Role
Nurse Grade 7AA
  30NRG6-7A 01 $3,600.20 $93,927 $47.3711 $58.2665
Clinical Nurse Consultant, Nurse Unit Manager, Nurse Educator, Nurse Researcher, Public Health Nurse, Nurse Practitioner Candidate Nurse Grade 7   30NRG7    01 $3,933.00 $102,609 $51.7500 $63.6525
30NRG7    02 $4,110.90 $107,250 $54.0908 $66.5317
30NRG7    03 $4,213.10 $109,917 $55.4355 $68.1857
30NRG7    04 $4,269.90 $111,399 $56.1829 $69.1050
Nurse Practitioner Nurse Grade 8   30NRG8    01 $4,428.30 $115,531 $58.2671 $71.6685
30NRG8    02 $4,538.40 $118,404 $59.7158 $73.4504
  Nurse Grade 9 1 30NRG9-1  01 $4,623.10 $120,613 $60.8303 $74.8213
Assistant Director of Nursing 30NRG9-1  02 $4,847.20 $126,460 $63.7789 $78.4480
Nursing Director 2 30NRG9-2  01 $5,173.40 $134,970 $68.0711 $83.7275
  3 30NRG9-3  01 $5,695.50 $148,592 $74.9408 $92.1772
Director of Nursing Nurse Grade 10 1 30NRG10-1 01 $4,520.00 $117,924 $59.4737 $73.1527
30NRG10-1 02 $4,724.30 $123,254 $62.1618 $76.4590
30NRG10-1 03 $4,841.90 $126,322 $63.7092 $78.3623
2 30NRG10-2 01 $4,623.10 $120,613 $60.8303 $74.8213
30NRG10-2 02 $4,847.20 $126,460 $63.7789 $78.4480
3 30NRG10-3 01 $5,173.40 $134,970 $68.0711 $83.7275
4 30NRG10-4 01 $5,695.50 $148,592 $74.9408 $92.1772
District Director of Nursing Nurse Grade 11 1 30NRG11-1 01 $4,623.10 $120,613 $60.8303 $74.8213
30NRG11-1 02 $4,847.20 $126,460 $63.7789 $78.4480
2 30NRG11-2 01 $5,173.40 $134,970 $68.0711 $83.7275
3 30NRG11-3 01 $5,695.50 $148,592 $74.9408 $92.1772
4 30NRG11-4 01 $6,097.00 $159,066 $80.2237 $98.6752
Executive Director of Nursing Nurse Grade 12   30NRG12-1 01 $7,412.50 $193,387 $97.5329 $119.9655

Nursing wage rates as at 1 April 2014

Classification Level Nurse Grade Band Pay Point  Per Fortnight  Per     Annum Hourly Rate 76 hrs Casual
Per Hour
Assistant in Nursing Nurse Grade 1 1 30NRG1    01 $1,886.30 $49,212 $24.8197 $30.5282
2 30NRG1    02 $1,925.40 $50,232 $25.3342 $31.1611
3 30NRG1    03 $1,951.10 $50,903 $25.6724 $31.5771
4 30NRG1    04 $1,995.80 $52,069 $26.2605 $32.3004
5 30NRG1    05 $2,042.20 $53,280 $26.8711 $33.0515
6 30NRG1    06 $2,066.90 $53,924 $27.1961 $33.4512
Undergraduate Student Nurses / Midwives Nurse Grade 2 Second Year Student 30NRG2    01 $1,925.40 $50,232 $25.3342 $31.1611
3rd Year Student 30NRG2    02 $1,951.10 $50,903 $25.6724 $31.5771
Enrolled Nurses Nurse Grade 3 1 30NRG3    01 $2,042.70 $53,293 $26.8776 $33.0594
2 30NRG3    02 $2,072.20 $54,062 $27.2658 $33.5369
3 30NRG3    03 $2,103.00 $54,866 $27.6711 $34.0355
4 30NRG3    04 $2,134.80 $55,695 $28.0895 $34.5501
5 30NRG3    05 $2,169.10 $56,590 $28.5408 $35.1052
Enrolled Nurse Advanced Practice Nurse Grade 4 1 30NRG4    01 $2,233.90 $58,281 $29.3934 $36.1539
2 30NRG4    02 $2,371.50 $61,871 $31.2039 $38.3808
  Nurse Grade 5 Re-entry 30NRG5RE    01 $2,269.20 $59,202 $29.8579 $36.7252
  1 30NRG5    01 $2,376.00 $61,988 $31.2632 $38.4537
  2 30NRG5    02 $2,488.70 $64,928 $32.7461 $40.2777
Registered Nurse** 3 30NRG5    03 $2,601.40 $67,869 $34.2289 $42.1015
Midwife (only) 4 30NRG5    04 $2,714.10 $70,809 $35.7118 $43.9255
  5 30NRG5    05 $2,827.10 $73,757 $37.1987 $45.7544
  6 30NRG5    06 $2,940.20 $76,708 $38.6868 $47.5848
  7 30NRG5    07 $3,053.10 $79,653 $40.1724 $49.4121
  Nurse Grade 6 1 30NRG6    01 $3,105.70 $81,025 $40.8645 $50.2633
Clinical Nurse 2 30NRG6    02 $3,179.00 $82,938 $41.8289 $51.4495
Clinical Midwife 3 30NRG6    03 $3,252.80 $84,863 $42.8000 $52.6440
  4 30NRG6    04 $3,326.90 $86,796 $43.7750 $53.8433
Associate/Advanced Practice Role Nurse Greade 6-7A 1 30NRG6-7A 01 $3,493.20 $91,135 $45.9632 $56.5347
Clinical Nurse Consultant, Nurse Unit Manager, Nurse Educator, Nurse Researcher, Public Health Nurse, Nurse Practitioner Candidate Nurse Grade 7 1 30NRG7    01 $3,817.90 $99,606 $50.2355 $61.7897
2 30NRG7    02 $3,991.40 $104,133 $52.5184 $64.5976
3 30NRG7    03 $4,091.10 $106,734 $53.8303 $66.2113
4 30NRG7    04 $4,146.60 $108,182 $54.5605 $67.1094
Nurse Practitioner Nurse Grade 8 1 30NRG8    01 $4,301.10 $112,213 $56.5934 $69.6099
2 30NRG8    02 $4,408.50 $115,015 $58.0066 $71.3481
  Nurse Grade 9 1 30NRG9-1  01 $4,491.10 $117,170 $59.0934 $72.6849
Assistant Director of Nursing 30NRG9-1  02 $4,709.80 $122,875 $61.9711 $76.2245
Nursing Director 2 30NRG9-2  01 $5,028.00 $131,177 $66.1579 $81.3742
  3 30NRG9-3  01 $5,537.40 $144,467 $72.8605 $89.6184
Director of Nursing Nurse Grade 10 1 30NRG10-1 01 $4,390.60 $114,548 $57.7711 $71.0585
30NRG10-1 02 $4,589.90 $119,747 $60.3934 $74.2839
30NRG10-1 03 $4,704.60 $122,740 $61.9026 $76.1402
2 30NRG10-2 01 $4,491.10 $117,170 $59.0934 $72.6849
30NRG10-2 02 $4,709.80 $122,875 $61.9711 $76.2245
3 30NRG10-3 01 $5,028.00 $131,177 $66.1579 $81.3742
4 30NRG10-4 01 $5,537.40 $144,467 $72.8605 $89.6184
District Director of Nursing Nurse Grade 11 1 30NRG11-1 01 $4,491.10 $117,170 $59.0934 $72.6849
30NRG11-1 02 $4,709.80 $122,875 $61.9711 $76.2245
2 30NRG11-2 01 $5,028.00 $131,177 $66.1579 $81.3742
3 30NRG11-3 01 $5,537.40 $144,467 $72.8605 $89.6184
4 30NRG11-4 01 $5,929.10 $154,686 $78.0145 $95.9578
Executive Director of Nursing Nurse Grade 12 1 30NRG12-1 01 $7,212.50 $188,169 $94.9013 $116.7286


Last Updated: 10 September 2015
Last Reviewed: 10 September 2015