Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) is $12.97
What is the Pay by Experience Level for State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA)s?
An early career State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.29 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.18 based on 21 …Read more
What Do State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA)s Do?
A state tested nursing assistant (STNA) holds an entry-level position in the medical field. STNAs work in a variety of medical settings, including hospitals, retirement homes, and as home health aides. The education requirements vary depending on the state, but typically includes a high school diploma or equivalent, a 100-hour training program and additional instruction in CPR and first aid. Many states also require a supervised clinical rotation before certification.
STNAs assist nurses, …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.