AU$20.74
Avg. Hourly Rate
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An Entry-Level Nursing Assistant earns an average wage of AU$21.81 per hour.

AU$40,695 - AU$55,028
AU$48K
MEDIAN: AU$47,500
50%
AU$18.69 - AU$26.86
AU$19
AU$21
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$20.74
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$57K
Salary AU$47,500
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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AU$38,818 - AU$57,626
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data AU$0AU$37
Hourly Rate AU$18.69 - AU$26.86
Overtime AU$30.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$57K
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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AU$38,818 - AU$57,626
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 71

Job Description for Nursing Assistant

Nursing assistants help nurses and other healthcare staff in attending to patients’ care needs in a variety of settings – nursing homes, hospitals, and hospices among them. They usually work under the supervision of a registered nurse, and may work on a part-time, as-needed, or full-time basis.

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Nursing Assistant Tasks

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$43,677

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Key Stats for Nursing Assistant

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
11%

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 86%