How much does a Nursing Assistant make? The median annual Nursing Assistant salary is $28,946, as of September 27, 2017, with a range usually between $26,318-$32,529, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Nursing Assistant in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Nursing Assistant in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Nursing Assistant in the United States is $28,946, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Nursing Assistant in the United States are expected to make less than $28,946.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 27, 2017
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Nursing Assistant that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Nursing Assistant are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2017
Assists nursing team with a variety of patient care activities and related services necessary in caring for the personal needs, comfort, and safety of patients. Assists patients with personal hygiene, dressing, walking. Changes bed linens and assists with patient transportation to tests and procedures. May serve and collect food trays and provide patients with between-meal nourishment. May record temperature or vital signs under the direction of a nurse. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a registered nurse or supervisor. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. View full job description