Entry-Level Nursing Assistant Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Nursing Assistant earns an average wage of $11.20 per hour.
Entry-Level Nursing Assistant Total Pay (?
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$18,421 - $50,603
(Median)
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37K
51K
MEDIAN: $29,235
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Entry-Level Nursing Assistant Total Pay (?
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$9.02 - $15.04
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$18,421 - $50,603  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $488.32  
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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$18,900 - $34,342  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 469
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.02 - $15.04  
   
Overtime
$10.67 - $23.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $488.32  
   
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).
)
$18,900 - $34,342  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 469
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Pay Difference By Location

Chicago
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Cleveland
up arrow 8%
Chapel Hill
0%
National Average
$24,000
Milwaukee
up arrow 4%
Houston
up arrow 5%
Toledo
up arrow 6%
Orlando
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Oklahoma City
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Nursing Assistant Salaries

Acute Care
up arrow 6%
Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 1%
Elder Care
0%
National Average
$24,000
Long Term Care
up arrow 3%

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Gender

Female
83%
female alumni
 
Male
17%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 52% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 44%
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