Average Nursing Assistant Hourly Pay in Canada

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The average hourly pay for a Nursing Assistant in Canada is C$19.23.
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Hourly Rate
C$13 - C$24
C$0 - C$650
Total Pay
C$27,644 - C$50,410

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Job Description for Nursing Assistant

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.

Job Satisfaction for Nursing Assistant

3.6 out of 5
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Popular Skills for Nursing Assistant

Skills in Acute Care, Long Term Care and Assisted Living are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Nursing Assistant

An entry-level Nursing Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$18.14 based on 5 salaries. An early career Nursing Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$18.54 based on 40 salaries. A mid-career Nursing Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$20.00 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Nursing Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$22.91 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$21.
Employees with Nursing Assistant in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 7.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (5.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Toronto, Ontario (32.4% less), Winnipeg, Manitoba (2.3% less) and Montréal, Québec (2.1% less).

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