Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) Salary (United States)

A Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) earns an average wage of $12.16 per hour.
Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) Total Pay (?
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$18,365 - $40,935
(Median)
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41K
MEDIAN: $27,921
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Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) Total Pay (?
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$9.96 - $15.49
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$18,365 - $40,935  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $493.88  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,550 - $32,709  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 356
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.96 - $15.49  
   
Overtime
$6.46 - $21.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $493.88  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$20,550 - $32,709  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 356
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Job Description for Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA)
  • Position, feed, bathe, dress and assist patients with grooming and other tasks.
  • Observe patients' conditions, measure and record food and liquid intake and output and vital signs, and report changes to professional staff.
  • Assists with direct patient care under the supervision of the RN or other medical professionals.
  • Provide patients with help walking, exercising, and moving in and out of bed.

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Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA)
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Lebanon
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Concord
up arrow 9%
Manchester
up arrow 1%
National Average
$26,000
Portsmouth
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Nashua
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Burlington
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Experience Affects Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%
Experienced
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$26,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 41%
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