Salary for
Nursing Assistant in the United States

How much does a Nursing Assistant earn in the United States? The average Nursing Assistant salary in the United States is $29,823 as of December 01, 2018, but the range typically falls between $27,111 and $33,510. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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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,

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total compensation for the job of Nursing Assistant in the United States. The base salary for Nursing Assistant ranges from $27,111 to $33,510 with the average base salary of $29,823. The total compensation, which includes bonus, health and retirement, can vary anywhere from $27,129 to $33,528 with the average total compensation of $29,862.
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    Certified Nursing Assistant


    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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    Nursing Assistant

    0 - 1 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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