Salary for Nursing Assistants

Also known as:  Certified Medication Aide (CMA), Certified Nurse Aide (CNA), Certified Nurses Aide (CNA), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA), Nurses' Aide, Nursing Aide, Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Assistant (PCA), State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA)

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A Nursing Assistant earns salaries somewhere between $22,750 to $42,110 based on level of experience. will normally receive a salary of thirty-two thousand and fifty dollars per annum.

have the best average pay in Alaska, where they earn compensation, on average, of just about $42,500. These employees make the highest salary in Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, where they earn an average pay rate of $39,060.

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INDUSTRIES

Nursing Assistants tend to make the most in the following industries:

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$39,060
Educational Services
$37,330
Public Administration
$36,810
Finance and Insurance
$35,490
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$35,180
Accommodation and Food Services
$34,460

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Health Care and Social Assistance
$31,780
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$32,410
Retail Trade
$32,590
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$32,960
Accommodation and Food Services
$34,460
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$35,180