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How Much Does a Geriatric Nursing Assistant Earn In The United States?

Geriatric Nursing Assistant Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$28,000
$24,000
$28,000
$33,000
Geriatric nursing assistants in the United States make an average salary of $28,886 per year or $13.89 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $24,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $33,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Hawaii, New York, Connecticut, California, and Michigan provide the highest geriatric nursing assistant salaries.
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Where Geriatric Nursing Assistants Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where geriatric nursing assistants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Geriatric Nursing Assistants Earn In Different Cities?

While a geriatric nursing assistant can average a salary of $28,886 per year, or $13.89 per hour, there are many opportunities for geriatric nursing assistants to make more. For example, in New York, NY you might make $43,639 per year. Other high-paying locations include Baltimore, MD, Niles, IL and McLean, VA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to New York, NY where the average starting salary is $28,000. The highest paying states for geriatric nursing assistants include Hawaii, New York and Connecticut. Meanwhile, Georgia, Tennessee, and South Carolina offer the lowest salaries.
Location
1. New York, NY
$43,639
Avg. Salary
$24k
$54k
2. Baltimore, MD
$31,320
Avg. Salary
$24k
$54k
3. Niles, IL
$30,943
Avg. Salary
$24k
$54k
4. McLean, VA
$29,882
Avg. Salary
$24k
$54k

High Paying Geriatric Nursing Assistant Jobs

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Company
Avg. Salary
$29k
$36k

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Geriatric Nursing Assistant Salary History

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    How Experience Affects Geriatric Nursing Assistant Salaries

    The salary for a geriatric nursing assistant can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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    Salisbury, MD
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    $33,392
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    Gaithersburg, MD
    Gaithersburg, MD
    12/29/2020
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    $62,610
    $62,610
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    Baltimore, MD
    Baltimore, MD
    11/25/2020
    11/25/2020
    $35,479
    $35,479
    11/25/2020
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    Enon, VA
    Enon, VA
    11/22/2020
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    $35,479
    $35,479
    11/22/2020
    Rockville-Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA)
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    Gaithersburg, MD
    Gaithersburg, MD
    10/31/2020
    10/31/2020
    $35,479
    $35,479
    10/31/2020
    Geriatric Nursing Assistant
    Geriatric Nursing Assistant
    McLean, VA
    McLean, VA
    10/31/2020
    10/31/2020
    $35,479
    $35,479
    10/31/2020
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    Maryland Government Jobs
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    Geriatric Nursing Assistant II
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    Maryland
    Maryland
    10/10/2020
    10/10/2020
    $34,174
    $34,174
    10/10/2020
    Rockville-Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA)
    Rockville-Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA)
    McLean, VA
    McLean, VA
    09/28/2020
    09/28/2020
    $35,479
    $35,479
    09/28/2020
    Baltimore-Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA)
    Baltimore-Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA)
    Baltimore, MD
    Baltimore, MD
    09/28/2020
    09/28/2020
    $35,479
    $35,479
    09/28/2020
    Rockville-Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA)
    Rockville-Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA)
    Gaithersburg, MD
    Gaithersburg, MD
    07/30/2020
    07/30/2020
    $35,479
    $35,479
    07/30/2020