Entry-Level Nursing Assistant Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Nursing Assistants is around $11.40 per hour. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 86 percent of Entry-Level Nursing Assistants are female. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just over two-fifths are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by more than two-fifths. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Nursing Assistants is high. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$16,481 - $55,184
(Median)
$16K
$30K
$55K
MEDIAN: $29,687
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$9.07 - $15.14
(Median)
$9
$11
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$16,481 - $55,184  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $500  
Profit Sharing
$100.00  
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 - $33,121  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 83
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.07 - $15.14  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.11  
Overtime
$5.17 - $23.34  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $500  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.00  
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 - $33,121  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 945
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Skills That Affect Nursing Assistant Salaries

Orthopedics
up arrow 16%

Acute Care
up arrow 4%

Assisted Living
up arrow 3%

National Average
$24,000

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 1%

Rehabilitation
up arrow 1%

Long Term Care
up arrow 2%

Elder Care
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 111 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
medical benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 44%
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