Entry-Level Nursing Assistant Salary

An average Entry-Level Nursing Assistant can expect to take home roughly $11.30 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 85 percent of Entry-Level Nursing Assistants are female. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and more than two-fifths lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by just over a half and dental coverage is claimed by just over two-fifths. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$16,860 - $50,206

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$9.05 - $15.15

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$16,860 - $50,206  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $494.58  
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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$18,856 - $33,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 75
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.05 - $15.15  
   
Overtime
$6.18 - $24.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $494.58  
   
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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$18,856 - $33,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 730
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Nursing Assistant Salaries

Orthopedics
up arrow 17%

Acute Care
up arrow 5%

National Average
$24,000

Long Term Care
up arrow 2%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 2%

Rehabilitation
up arrow 2%

Elder Care
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 53% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 43%
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