What is the average annual salary for Nursing Assistant?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Nursing Assistant may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. 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.
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 $26,302 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Accountant I in the United Sates are expected to make less than $26,302.
Assists nursing service personnel with a variety of patient care activities and related services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. Assists with personal hygiene, takes vital signs and changes bed linens. May serve and collect food trays, provide for between-meal nourishment, and clean, sterilize, store and prepare other supplies. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and 0-2 years of related experience. Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Typically reports to a registered nurse or supervisor.
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