Nurse's Aide (Certified) Salary (United States)

A Nurse's Aide (Certified) earns an average wage of $10.81 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Telemetry, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Medicine / Surgery, and Emergency Room (ER).
Nurse's Aide (Certified) Total Pay (?
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$14,934 - $44,042
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MEDIAN: $24,985
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Nurse's Aide (Certified) Total Pay (?
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$8.58 - $14.44
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$14,934 - $44,042  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $439.56  
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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$18,027 - $31,215  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 970
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.58 - $14.44  
   
Overtime
$5.66 - $21.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $439.56  
   
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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$18,027 - $31,215  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 970
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Job Description for Nurse's Aide (Certified)

A certified nurse's aide provides support to a number of professionals in a client's care. They may responsible for a wide range of tasks, such as taking a patient's vital signs and assisting patients at meal times.
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Nurse's Aide (Certified) Tasks
  • Check patients' pulse, temperature and respiration.
  • Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs or automobiles, and with dressing and grooming.
  • Maintain records of patient care, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
  • Change bed linens, wash and iron patients' laundry, and clean patients' quarters.
  • Entertain, converse with, or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.

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Pay Difference By Location

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Philadelphia
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Tulsa
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Denver
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National Average
$23,000
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Experience Affects Nurse's Aide (Certified) Salaries

National Average
$23,000

Skills That Affect Nurse's Aide (Certified) Salaries

Telemetry
up arrow 16%
Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 11%
Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 9%
Rehabilitation
up arrow 7%
Nursery
up arrow 5%
Nutrition
up arrow 4%
Geriatrics
up arrow 2%
Hospice
up arrow 2%
National Average
$23,000
Elder Care
up arrow 1%
Long Term Care
up arrow 10%
Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 146 votes.

Gender

Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 46% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 50%
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