Salary for Nursing Assistants

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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) helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

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

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Educational Services
Public Administration
Finance and Insurance
Other Services (except Public Administration)
Accommodation and Food Services

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Health Care and Social Assistance
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Retail Trade
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Accommodation and Food Services
Other Services (except Public Administration)
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