Mental Health Nurse

Salary Comparison

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Median Average:
$90,977
Mental Health Nurse in Australia median base salary $90,977/yr. Information is based on 358 Mental Health Nurse jobs advertised between May 2021 and March 2022.
How much do Mental Health Nurse earn in Australia? The average salary of Mental Health Nurse is $90,977 in Australia
$90,977 /yr
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Average $90,977
Range $90K - $100K
Last updated May 13 2022
The average pay range for Mental Health Nurse is between $90K and $100K. Salaries vary from a low of $60K up to $120K per year. The average number of Mental Health Nurse roles advertised per month is 39 in Australia between May 2021 and March 2022.
What are the most common skills required to be a Mental Health Nurse? The most common skills required for a Mental Health Nurse are:
Administration Administration CPR Administration Art Building Art Counselling CPR Administration Conferences Contracts Art Building Conferences Consulting Contracts Counselling CPR Accreditation Administration Ambulance Art Bookings Briefing Cement Coffee Conferences Counselling CPR
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These skills are most commonly found in Mental Health Nurse job advertisements and position descriptions.

Last updated April 30 2022
Which recruitment agencies have the largest number of Nursing - Psych, Forensic & Correctional Health roles in Australia?
See which recruitment agencies advertise the most Nursing - Psych, Forensic & Correctional Health roles. See what salaries they paid for Nursing - Psych, Forensic & Correctional Health in Australia. See how they compare to the average Nursing - Psych, Forensic & Correctional Health salary of $90,977.
Sidekicker
Gold Coast (51%), Brisbane (49%)
3,748

$98K-$121K

($19,076)

$98K-$121K
($19,076)
Forensicare
Melbourne (100%)
1,044

$77K-$105K

($428)

$77K-$105K
($428)
Gold Coast Hospital & Health Service
Gold Coast (104%)
431

$77K-$105K

($647)

$77K-$105K
($647)
International Health and Medical Services
Melbourne (34%), Sydney (24%), Brisbane (15%), Perth (14%) +2 others
411

$74K-$108K

($572)

$74K-$108K
($572)
Royal Melbourne Hospital
Melbourne (100%)
398

$74K-$135K

($14,331)

$74K-$135K
($14,331)
Last Updated April 16 2022
How many years does it take to become a Mental Health Nurse?
Most candidates undertake an average of 12 years Healthcare & Medical prior to being appointed as a Mental Health Nurse.
Average Healthcare & Medical required to become a Mental Health Nurse
Last updated May 23 2022
Most candidates have on average 19 years working experience prior to becoming a Mental Health Nurse.
Average Healthcare & Medical required to become a Mental Health Nurse
Last updated May 23 2022
Where are Nursing - Psych, Forensic & Correctional Health in Australia sourced from?
Nursing - Psych, Forensic & Correctional Health are sourced from
these companies
Austin Health
Darwin Private Hospital
Melbourne Health
Monash Health
NSW Health
Nursing - Psych, Forensic & Correctional Health are sourced in Australia are most likely to be sourced from these schools
Monash University
Southern Cross University
TAFE NSW _ South Western Sydney Institute
University of Newcastle
Victoria University
Last updated May 23 2022
Where are most Mental Health Nurse roles located in Australia?
Melbourne 95 / 28%
Sydney 63 / 19%
Brisbane 33 / 10%
Perth 29 / 9%
Adelaide 28 / 9%
Last updated May 20 2022
Which locations in Australia pay the most for Mental Health Nurse?
Darwin ($102K)
Perth ($101K)
Townsville ($100K)
Brisbane ($97K)
Adelaide ($96K)
Last updated May 14 2022