The average pay for a State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) is $10.36 per hour. A skill in Hospice Care is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) Total Pay (?
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$14,094 - $32,500
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MEDIAN: $21,655
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State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) Total Pay (?
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$8.64 - $12.93
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National Salary Data

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$0$11K$22K$33K
Salary
$14,094 - $32,500  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $101.85  
Total Pay (?
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$18,017 - $28,537  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 865
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.64 - $12.93  
   
Overtime
$0.51 - $19.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $101.85  
   
Total Pay (?
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$18,017 - $28,537  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 865
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Job Description for State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA)
A state tested nursing assistant (STNA) holds an entry-level position in the medical field. STNAs work in a variety of medical settings, including hospitals, retirement homes, and as home health aides. The education requirements vary depending on the state, but typically includes a high school diploma or equivalent, a 100-hour training program and additional instruction in CPR and first aid. Many states also require a supervised clinical rotation before certification.
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State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) Tasks
  • Position, feed, bathe, dress and assist patients with grooming and other tasks.
  • Observe patients' conditions, measure and record food and liquid intake and output and vital signs, and report changes to professional staff.
  • Assists with direct patient care under the supervision of the RN or other medical professionals.
  • Provide patients with help walking, exercising, and moving in and out of bed.
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Pay Difference By Location
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$22,000
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Experience Affects State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) Salaries

National Average
$22,000

Skills That Affect State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) Salaries

Hospice Care
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Acute Care
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Long Term Care
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Elder Care
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National Average
$22,000
Home Health/Home Care
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Gender
Female
91%
female alumni
 
Male
9%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 40% dental benefits Dental: 32%
vision benefits Vision: 25% employee benefits None: 58%
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