Registered Nursing Assistant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$40,000
$18,000
Min 10%
$40,000
Median 50%
$88,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
trustaff
Highest Paying City
New York, NY
Highest Paying State
New York
Average Experience Level
3.2 years
How much does a registered nursing assistant make?
Registered Nursing Assistants in the US make on average $40,203 annually or $19.33 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 70,000. The top 10 percent earn over $88,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $18,000 annually. Health Care companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Registered Nursing Assistants. New York, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut have the highest paying Registered Nursing Assistant jobs. The typical tenure for a Registered Nursing Assistant is 3.2 years.

Average Registered Nursing Assistant Salary By Location

Registered Nursing Assistants in the United States of America make on average $40,203 a year or $19.33 per hour. The city with the highest Registered Nursing Assistant salary is New York, NY at $141,781 per year. Not only that, New York, NY also has an average entry-level salary of $69,000. New York, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut are the top 5 highest earning states for Registered Nursing Assistants. California, North Dakota, Washington, Hawaii, and Montana are the lowest earners.

Map of Registered Nursing Assistant Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Registered Nursing Assistants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Registered Nursing Assistant Salary By Company

If you are a Registered Nursing Assistant, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Health Care companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Registered Nursing Assistants at trustaff and St. Francis Health Services report the highest salaries. If you can find a job at a company like Tenet Healthcare or Community Health Group, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Registered Nursing Assistants.

Registered Nursing Assistant Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Registered Nursing Assistant Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Registered Nursing Assistant can range from $35,780 to $52,599 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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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Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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$32,891
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$32,891
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$75,925
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$32,891
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$56,036
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$313,050
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$100,000
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