Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) is $15.13
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA)s?
A mid-career Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.00 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.69 based on 5 salaries.
What Do Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA)s Do?
A licensed nursing assistant (LNA) is the preferred designation in some parts of the United States for certified nursing assistants (CNAs). Individuals in these positions perform the same functions; the difference in naming comes from the method by which a nursing assistant acquires legal standing to work in this field. Licensed nursing assistants handle many of the hands-on patient care duties in a hospital or clinic, such as helping patients with mobility issues to eat or dress. LNAs also …Read more
- 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.