The average rate for a Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant is $11.03 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 Medicine / Surgery and Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
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$14,544 - $40,547
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MEDIAN: $29,277
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$8.34 - $16.39
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$14,544 - $40,547  
   
Total Pay (?
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$17,051 - $35,491  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.34 - $16.39  
   
Overtime
$7.14 - $21.77  
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$0$16K$32K$48K
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$17,051 - $35,491  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 185

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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

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Key Stats for Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
047
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant Salaries




National Average
$24,000


Skills That Affect Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant Salaries


Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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National Average
$24,000


Hospice
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 48%
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