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Average Nurse's Aide (Certified) Hourly Pay

$12.73
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$305
Bonus
$34
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The average hourly pay for a Nurse's Aide (Certified) is $12.73.
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$10
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$12.73
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$16.69
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $17
Bonus
$25 - $2,416
Profit Sharing
$0 - $34
Total Pay
$20,877 - $36,397
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What Do Nurse's Aide (Certified)s Do?

Job Satisfaction for Nurse's Aide (Certified)

3.8 out of 5
(248)
Highly Satisfied
29Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Nurse's Aide (Certified) are from the companies Nursing Home Group, Life Care Centers of America and Aperion Care. Reported salaries are highest at Life Care Centers of America where the average pay is $15.15. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Genesis HealthCare and Aperion Care, earning around $14.15 and $13.25, respectively. Brookdale Living Communities, Inc. pays the lowest at around $10.15. Brookdale Senior Living Inc. and HCR ManorCare also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $10.74 and $11.78, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Nurse's Aide (Certified)s?

Skills in Hospice are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Home Health/Home Care, Geriatrics, Elder Care and Long Term Care.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Nurse's Aide (Certified)s?

An entry-level Nurse's Aide (Certified) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.57 based on 51 salaries. An early career Nurse's Aide (Certified) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.86 based on 344 salaries. A mid-career Nurse's Aide (Certified) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.56 based on 246 salaries. An experienced Nurse's Aide (Certified) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.40 based on 372 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $14.
Employees with Nurse's Aide (Certified) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 36.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (12.5% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Wichita, Kansas (14.5% less), Dallas, Texas (10.1% less) and San Antonio, Texas (4.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,317 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.9%
Early Career
26.1%
Mid Career
18.7%
Experienced
28.2%
Late Career
23.1%