$27,000
Avg. Salary
$11.33
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$160

Bonus

$450

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Nurse Aide, Orderly, Or Attendant is $11.33 per hour.

The average pay for a Nurse Aide, Orderly, Or Attendant is $27,000 per year.

$8.28
10%
$11.33
50%
$16.56
90%
MEDIAN $11.33
$12k
10%
$27k
50%
$50k
90%
MEDIAN $27,000
$12,208 - $49,700
$12K
$27K
$50K
MEDIAN: $27,000
10%
50%
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$8.28 - $16.56
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$0$49K
Salary $12,208 - $49,700
Bonus $160
Profit Sharing $450
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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$16,995 - $36,429
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 29
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $8.28 - $16.56
Overtime $8.07 - $25.39
Annual Data $0$36K
Bonus $160
Profit Sharing $450
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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$16,995 - $36,429
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 292

Job Description for Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant

A nurse aide, orderly, or attendant usually works under a nurse. The nurse aide will work with patients and will help them with basic living activities, such as bathing, dressing, feeding, and moving from place to place. It may also be necessary to administer medicine to a patient as directed by a nurse or doctor.

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Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant Tasks
  • Assist patient with daily activities such as eating bathing and dressing.
  • Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff.
  • Perform basic housekeeping tasks.
  • Assist with patient transport.

Common Career Paths for Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant


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Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendants' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Physician Assistant. The average Physician Assistant brings home $84K per year. Going from Nurse Aide to Registered Nurse is the transition that occurs most often in this field, where the paychecks are $56K. Many others choose to work as Certified Nurse Assistants, where pay is typically $23K.

Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant Job Listings

Popular Skills for Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant


Survey results show that Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendants use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Medicine / Surgery, Intensive Care Unit, Geriatrics, and Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 8 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Hospice and Elder Care. Most people who know Elder Care also know Acute Care, Hospice, and Medicine / Surgery.

Pay by Experience Level for Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant

Pay by Experience for a Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant has a positive trend. An entry-level Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 121 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 33 salaries. A Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 14 salaries.

Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant?

Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant in San Francisco:
"No parking."
Pros: Higher pays than nearby city
Cons: Competition and expensive

Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant in Rome:
"It's an alright position, just not paid enough."
Pros: Helping the patients and their family to feel as comfotable as possible during rough times of illness and in some cases death.
Cons: The pay range sucks. 80 hourse every 2 weeks barely gets me 500 dollars.

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Key Stats for Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant Salaries

▲13%

▲9%

▲8%

National Average
$24,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant Salaries


Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▲10%

▲6%

▲3%

National Average
$24,000

▼10%

▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 44%