Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant Salary

A Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant earns an average wage of $10.32 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, 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 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Medicine / Surgery.
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$11,807 - $36,643
(Median)
$12K
$25K
$37K
MEDIAN: $25,490
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$8.18 - $15.66
(Median)
$8
$10
$16
MEDIAN: $10
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$11,807 - $36,643  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $974  
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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$16,824 - $33,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.18 - $15.66  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.25  
Overtime
$7.15 - $21.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $974  
   
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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$16,824 - $33,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 273
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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

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

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Experience Affects Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant Salaries




National Average
$22,000


Skills That Affect Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant Salaries

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 22%


Geriatrics
up arrow 4%

National Average
$22,000

Acute Care
up arrow 3%

Hospice
up arrow 4%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
medical benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 44%
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