Average Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) Hourly Pay

$14.15
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$491
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$1,474
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The average hourly pay for a Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) is $14.15.
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$11.81
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$14.15
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$17.88
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $18
Bonus
$32 - $2,027
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,474
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$24,610 - $37,916
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What Do Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA)s Do?

Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) 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 Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA)

3.8 out of 5
(174)
Highly Satisfied
17Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) are from the companies Catholic Medical Center, Genesis HealthCare and Elliot Hospital. Reported salaries are highest at Concord Hospital where the average pay is $18.91. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Portsmouth Regional Hospital and Elliot Hospital, earning around $14.55 and $14.16, respectively. Genesis Group pays the lowest at around $13.25. Banner Health and Catholic Medical Center also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $13.26 and $13.47, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA)s?

Skills in Rehabilitation, Elder Care, Hospice Care and Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Long Term Care.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA)s?

An entry-level Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.55 based on 52 salaries. An early career Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.12 based on 349 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.36 based on 221 salaries. An experienced Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.44 based on 230 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Employees with Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) in their job title in Portsmouth, New Hampshire earn an average of 9.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Burlington, Vermont (7.3% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (6.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Nashua, New Hampshire (2.2% less) and Manchester, New Hampshire (2.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,015 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.1%
Early Career
34.4%
Mid Career
21.8%
Experienced
22.7%
Late Career
16.1%