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As of Jan 17, 2021, the average annual pay for a Nursing Assistant in the United States is $31,905 a year.
Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $15.34 an hour. This is the equivalent of $614/week or $2,659/month.
While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $45,000 and as low as $17,500, the majority of Nursing Assistant salaries currently range between $23,500 (25th percentile) to $33,000 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $38,500 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a Nursing Assistant varies greatly (by as much as $9,500), 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 Assistant job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. A Nursing Assistant in your area makes on average $32,343 per year, or $438 (1%) more than the national average annual salary of $31,905. Virginia ranks number 30 out of 50 states nationwide for Nursing Assistant salaries.
To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Nursing Assistant jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.
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We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Nursing Assistant job is above the national average. Topping the list is San Jose, CA, with Oakland, CA and Tanaina, AK close behind in the second and third positions. Tanaina, AK beats the national average by $6,872 (21.5%), and San Jose, CA furthers that trend with another $7,502 (23.5%) above the $31,905 average.
Significantly, San Jose, CA has a very active Nursing Assistant job market as there are several 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 Assistant appears to be exceedingly fruitful.
Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 7% between San Jose, CA and Seaside, CA, 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 Assistant role.
|City||Annual Salary||Monthly Pay||Weekly Pay||Hourly Wage|
|San Jose, CA||$39,408||$3,284||$758||$18.95|
|Santa Cruz, CA||$37,135||$3,095||$714||$17.85|
We found at least five jobs related to the Nursing Assistant job category that pay more per year than a typical Nursing Assistant salary. Top examples of these roles include: Assistant Director of Nursing, Acute Care Nursing Assistant, and Nursing Policy.
Importantly, all of these jobs are paid between $28,223 (88.5%) and $44,709 (140.1%) more than the average Nursing Assistant salary of $31,905. If you’re qualified, getting hired for one of these related Nursing Assistant jobs may help you make more money than that of the average Nursing Assistant position.
|Job Title||Annual Salary||Monthly Pay||Weekly Pay||Hourly Wage|
|Assistant Director of Nursing||$76,614||$6,384||$1,473||$36.83|
|Acute Care Nursing Assistant||$68,575||$5,715||$1,319||$32.97|
|Nursing Home Assistant||$61,150||$5,096||$1,176||$29.40|
|Hospital Nurse Assistant||$60,128||$5,011||$1,156||$28.91|
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