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Nursing Aid Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $50,000 $4,166 $961 $24
75th Percentile $34,000 $2,833 $653 $16
Average $34,712 $2,892 $667 $17
25th Percentile $23,500 $1,958 $451 $11
$23,500 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$18,000 - $23,999
25% of jobs
$24,000 - $29,999
30% of jobs
The average salary is $34,712 a year
$30,000 - $35,999
25% of jobs
$36,000 - $41,999
10% of jobs
$42,000 - $47,999
1% of jobs
$50,000 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$48,000 - $53,999
1% of jobs
$54,000 - $59,999
0% of jobs
$60,000 - $65,999
0% of jobs
$66,000 - $71,999
0% of jobs
$72,000 - $77,999
0% of jobs
$78,000 - $84,000
0% of jobs

National Average

$18,000 $34,712/year $17/hour $84,000
Nursing Aid Salary Comparison by Location
United States
Chicago, IL

As of Jan 14, 2021, the average annual pay for a Nursing Aid in the United States is $34,712 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $16.69 an hour. This is the equivalent of $668/week or $2,893/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $84,000 and as low as $18,000, the majority of Nursing Aid salaries currently range between $23,500 (25th percentile) to $34,000 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $50,000 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a Nursing Aid varies greatly (by as much as $10,500), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Nursing Aid job market in both Chicago, IL and the surrounding area is very active. A Nursing Aid in your area makes on average $35,534 per year, or $822 (2%) more than the national average annual salary of $34,712. ranks number 1 out of 50 states nationwide for Nursing Aid salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Nursing Aid jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Nursing Aid Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Nursing Aid job is above the national average. Topping the list is San Mateo, CA, with Richmond, CA and Stamford, CT close behind in the second and third positions. Stamford, CT beats the national average by $5,912 (17.0%), and San Mateo, CA furthers that trend with another $9,910 (28.6%) above the $34,712 average.

Importantly, San Mateo, CA has a moderately active Nursing Aid job market with only a few companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a Nursing Aid appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 13% between San Mateo, CA and Paterson, NJ, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a Nursing Aid role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
San Mateo, CA$44,623$3,719$858$21.45
Richmond, CA$41,720$3,477$802$20.06
Stamford, CT$40,625$3,385$781$19.53
Bellevue, WA$40,527$3,377$779$19.48
Brooklyn, NY$40,014$3,334$769$19.24
New Haven, CT$39,659$3,305$763$19.07
San Francisco, CA$39,433$3,286$758$18.96
Lakes, AK$39,302$3,275$756$18.90
Brockton, MA$39,259$3,272$755$18.87
Paterson, NJ$38,931$3,244$749$18.72

Top 5 Best Paying Related Nursing Aid Jobs in the U.S.

We found a few related jobs that pay more than jobs in the Nursing Aid category.

For example Medical Aid jobs pay as much as $9,153 (26.4%) more than the average Nursing Aid salary of $34,712.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
MED Aid$43,865$3,655$844$21.09
Medical Aid$43,865$3,655$844$21.09
Healthcare Aid$37,665$3,139$724$18.11
STNA Instructor$35,773$2,981$688$17.20
Personal Aid$32,200$2,683$619$15.48
About Our Data
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