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Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) Salary (United States)

A Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) earns an average wage of $12.17 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Hospice Care is associated with high pay for this job.
Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) Salary (?
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$18,475 - $40,832
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $28,303
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Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) Salary (?
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$9.97 - $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
$18,475 - $40,832  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $411.50  
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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$20,574 - $32,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.97 - $15.49  
   
Overtime
$2.39 - $21.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $411.50  
   
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).
)
$20,574 - $32,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 333
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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.

Common Career Paths for Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA)

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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

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$26,000
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Experience Affects Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$26,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 41%