Average Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant Hourly Pay

$11.28
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$205
Bonus
$450
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant is $11.28.
10%
$8.23
10%
$11.28
50%
$16.54
90%
90%
MEDIAN $11.28
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Hourly Rate
$8 - $17
Bonus
$51 - $983
Profit Sharing
$0 - $450
Total Pay
$17,175 - $36,469

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Job Description for Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant

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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant
Registered Nurse (RN)
Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant

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

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

An entry-level Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.13 based on 24 salaries. An early career Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.14 based on 137 salaries. A mid-career Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.86 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.61 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $14.
Employees with Nurse Aide, Orderly, or Attendant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 87.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Honolulu, Hawaii (0.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (20.2% less), Columbus, Ohio (6.9% less) and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (1.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 290 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.3%
Early Career
47.2%
Mid Career
17.6%
Experienced
19.0%
Late Career
7.9%