Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Nurse Aides, experience is not a major factor in determining pay, and incremental pay growth is standard. Starting out, salaries are typically $21K, which grows to $25K after five to 10 years. After spending one to two decades on the job, pay usually hovers around $25K. Though salary increases are not as strong, pay continues to grow slightly for Nurse Aides after two decades on the job, and average earnings come to $26K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up about one in five of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 10 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10 percent. Workers in this area tend to have one to nine years of experience.