Veterinary Nurse

Tapuhi Kararehe

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Veterinary nurses help in the examination, treatment and rehabilitation of sick and injured animals. They also interact with clients and perform receptionist duties.

Pay

Veterinary nurses with up to three years' experience usually earn

$16-$18 per hour

Veterinary nurses with five years' experience or more usually earn

$21-$26 per hour

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a veterinary nurse are good due to growing demand for their services.
Close-up of hands holding a hedgehog

Vet nurses assist veterinarians with a wide range of animal care

Last updated 3 November 2016