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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$18,593 - $50,088
(Median)
19K
28K
36K
50K
MEDIAN: $28,472
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Entry-Level Nursing Assistant Total Pay (?
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$9.05 - $15.10
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$18,593 - $50,088  
   
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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$18,968 - $34,068  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 439
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.05 - $15.10  
   
Overtime
$10.48 - $23.19  
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).
)
$18,968 - $34,068  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 439
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Minneapolis
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Chicago
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Cleveland
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National Average
$24,000
Houston
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Milwaukee
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Toledo
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Orlando
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Nursing Assistant Salaries

Acute Care
up arrow 7%
Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 3%
Elder Care
0%
National Average
$24,000
Long Term Care
up arrow 2%
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Gender
Female
84%
female alumni
 
Male
16%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 53% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 44%
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