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Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant Salary

A Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant earns an average wage of $10.06 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.
$17,344 - $40,359
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MEDIAN: $28,680
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$7.84 - $15.55
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$17,344 - $40,359  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $997  
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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$16,601 - $33,707  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 35
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.84 - $15.55  
   
Overtime
$8.00 - $22.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $997  
   
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).
)
$16,601 - $33,707  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 265
United States (change)

Job Description for Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant

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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 17%


National Average
$22,000


Skills That Affect Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant Salaries

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 24%


Geriatrics
up arrow 9%

Hospice
up arrow 3%

National Average
$22,000

Acute Care
up arrow 1%

Elder Care
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 41%