Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant Salary (United States)

A Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant earns an average wage of $10.15 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 Telemetry and Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant Total Pay (?
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$13,111 - $40,089
(Median)
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40K
MEDIAN: $26,223
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Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant Total Pay (?
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$7.97 - $15.66
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$13,111 - $40,089  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,000  
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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$16,874 - $34,004  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 338
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.97 - $15.66  
   
Overtime
$7.49 - $23.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,000  
   
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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$16,874 - $34,004  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 338
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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.

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Experience Affects Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%
Experienced
up arrow 17%
National Average
$22,000

Skills That Affect Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant Salaries

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 16%
Telemetry
up arrow 16%
Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 9%
Hospice
up arrow 7%
Geriatrics
up arrow 5%
National Average
$22,000
Acute Care
up arrow 1%
Elder Care
up arrow 3%
Operating Room / OR
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
79%
female alumni
 
Male
21%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 42%
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