Entry-Level Nurse Assistant Salary

Entry-Level Nurse Assistants can expect wages of $11.74 per hour on average. Although a majority have medical coverage and just under a half have dental coverage, over a third claim no health benefits at all. Female Entry-Level Nurse Assistants far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$12,027 - $36,939
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MEDIAN: $24,393
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$9.62 - $15.34
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Salary $12,027 - $36,939
Bonus $203.47
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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$19,847 - $33,553
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $9.62 - $15.34
Hourly Tips $0.92
Overtime $7.66 - $25.32
Annual Data $0$33K
Bonus $203.47
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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$19,847 - $33,553
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 260

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Key Stats for Nurse Assistant

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Nurse Assistant Salaries

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▲11%

Emergency Room (ER)
▲8%

Telemetry
▲5%

Hospice
▲3%

Medicine / Surgery
▲2%

Geriatrics
▲1%

National Average
$25,000

Psychiatric
▼1%

Acute Care
▼2%

Elder Care
▼7%

Gynecology
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 36%
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