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Entry-Level Nursing Assistant Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Nursing Assistants lies in the neighborhood of $11.25 per hour. While just over two-fifths report receiving no health benefits, a little over a half do receive medical coverage, and more than two-fifths have dental, as well. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Nursing Assistants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Female Entry-Level Nursing Assistants far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$14,893 - $49,268
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $28,164
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$9.05 - $15.11
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National Salary Data

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$14,893 - $49,268  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $489.36  
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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$18,828 - $34,102  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.05 - $15.11  
   
Overtime
$9.86 - $23.29  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $489.36  
   
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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$18,828 - $34,102  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 511
United States (change)

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Nursing Assistant Salaries

Acute Care
up arrow 6%

National Average
$24,000

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 1%

Elder Care
up arrow 2%

Long Term Care
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 53% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 44%