Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant Salary

A Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant earns an average wage of $10.93 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Medicine / Surgery and Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
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$12,000 - $72,000
$12K
$30K
$72K
MEDIAN: $29,969
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50%
90%

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$8.26 - $16.65
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$11
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MEDIAN: $11.08
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$12,000 - $72,000  
   
Bonus
$505  
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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$16,986 - $36,077  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.26 - $16.65  
   
Overtime
$9.93 - $25.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$505  
   
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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$16,986 - $36,077  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 177

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Job Description for Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant

A nurse aide, orderly, or attendant usually works under a nurse. The nurse aide will work with patients and will help them with basic living activities, such as bathing, dressing, feeding, and moving from place to place. It may also be necessary to administer medicine to a patient as directed by a nurse or doctor.

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Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant Tasks

  • Assist patient with daily activities such as eating bathing and dressing.
  • Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff.
  • Perform basic housekeeping tasks.
  • Assist with patient transport.

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Pay by Experience Level for Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant

Pay by Experience for a Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant has a positive trend. An entry-level Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 121 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 33 salaries. A Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 14 salaries.

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Key Stats for Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant Salaries

▲14%

▲10%

▲9%

National Average
$24,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant Salaries


Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▲11%

▲7%

▲4%

National Average
$24,000

▼9%

▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 48%
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