Entry-Level Nursing Assistant Salary

The average Entry-Level Nursing Assistant earns approximately $11.28 per hour. The vast majority of Entry-Level Nursing Assistants (85 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just over two-fifths lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a little over a half and dental coverage is claimed by more than two-fifths. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$16,774 - $50,290
(Median)
$17K
$29K
$50K
MEDIAN: $28,605
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$9.03 - $15.14
(Median)
$9
$11
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$16,774 - $50,290  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $487.22  
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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$18,818 - $33,352  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.03 - $15.14  
   
Overtime
$5.98 - $23.33  
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 - $487.22  
   
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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$18,818 - $33,352  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 703
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Nursing Assistant Salaries

Orthopedics
up arrow 17%

Acute Care
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National Average
$24,000

Long Term Care
up arrow 3%

Elder Care
up arrow 3%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 53% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 44%
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