Veterinary Nurse Salary in Ireland

€25,399
per year
per hour
€12.52
per hour
per year

Veterinary Nurse - Average Salary in Ireland

The average salary for a Veterinary Nurse is €25,399 gross per year (€12.52 gross per hour - 39 hours/week), which is 43% lower than the national average salary in Ireland.
Veterinary Nursing Pay Scale: a Veterinary Nurse can expect an average starting salary of €20,315. The highest salaries can exceed €48,400.
€20,315
Low
€25,399
Average
€48,400
High
€10.01
Low
€12.52
Average
€23.86
High

Veterinary Nurse Salary Range

Low
€20,315
Average
€25,399
Senior
€30,170
High
€48,400
Low
€10.01
Average
€12.52
Senior
€14.87
High
€23.86
Among Registered Vet Nurses (RVNs), New Graduates in Veterinary Nursing tend to have the lowest pay rates, while more experienced Vet Nurses, Senior Grade enjoy the highest salaries.

Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) - Pay by Experience Level in Ireland

A qualified Veterinary Nurse with less than three years of experience can expect to earn €22,000 gross per year on average. A mid career Veterinary Nurse with 4-9 years of experience earns an average compensation of €24,500, while a Senior Veterinary Nurse with 10-20 years of experience makes on average €30,000. Vet Nurses with more than 20 years of experience may earn more than €31,000.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Veterinary Nurse

Late Career▲ +22%
Senior▲ +18%
Average Salary€25,399/year
Mid Career▼ -4%
Entry Level▼ -13%

Gender Breakdown

Female
98%
Male
2%

Veterinary Nurse - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on salary data collected from Veterinary Nurse jobs published on Jobted Ireland in the last 12 months and on public data sources (eg. Civil Service salary scales, HSE salary scales).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Veterinary Nurse

How much does a Veterinary Nurse make in Ireland?
A Veterinary Nurse in Ireland earns an average of €25,399 gross per year, which is about €12.52 gross per hour. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Veterinary Nurse updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Veterinary Nurse in Ireland?
The starting salary of a Veterinary Nurse in Ireland is around €20,315 gross per year. New Graduates in Veterinary Nursing usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Veterinary Nurse in Ireland?
The highest salary of a Veterinary Nurse in Ireland can reach and exceed €48,400 gross per year. Vet Nurses, Senior Grade usually have the highest salaries.
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