The average Nurse Assistant with Medicine / Surgery skills can expect to rake in roughly $12.82 per hour. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Female Nurse Assistants with Medicine / Surgery skills far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than half and dental coverage is claimed by a majority. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $16.76  
   
Overtime
$20.76  
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$20,691 - $38,911  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62

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Pay by Experience Level for Nurse Assistant

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


Nurse Assistants with Medicine / Surgery skills do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $25K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $29K. Nurse Assistants with Medicine / Surgery skills see a median salary of $29K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $33K.

Key Stats for Nurse Assistant

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
045
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Nurse Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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