Entry-Level Nurse Assistant Salary

Entry-Level Nurse Assistants can expect to earn an average of $11.78 per hour. Over a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the larger part report medical coverage and about one-half claim dental coverage as well. Women make up the vast majority of Entry-Level Nurse Assistants (84 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Nurse Assistants is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$11,973 - $36,241
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MEDIAN: $23,877
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$9.66 - $15.34
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Salary $11,973 - $36,241
Bonus $201.68
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$19,937 - $33,437
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $9.66 - $15.34
Hourly Tips $0.33
Overtime $7.73 - $25.29
Annual Data $0$33K
Bonus $201.68
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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$19,937 - $33,437
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 257

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Key Stats for Nurse Assistant

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Nurse Assistant Salaries

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▲10%

Emergency Room (ER)
▲7%

Telemetry
▲5%

Hospice
▲2%

Geriatrics
▲1%

Medicine / Surgery
▲1%

National Average
$25,000

Acute Care
▼2%

Psychiatric
▼2%

Elder Care
▼7%

Gynecology
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 37%
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