How much does a Nursing Assistant make in Florida?

Average base salary

6.7k salaries reported, updated at Sep 14, 2020
per hour

The average salary for a nursing assistant is $13.77 per hour in Florida and $4,125 overtime per year.

7% lower
than national average

Additional compensation

per year

Most common benefits

  • Referral program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid sick time
  • Health insurance
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Salaries by years of experience in Florida

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for nursing assistants

Most recommended skill

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earn +90.18% more

The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 13200.00% since 2018. Nursing Assistants with this skill earn +90.18% more than the average base salary, which is $13.77 per hour.

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661Company icon
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License categories:
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1,120 jobs
3,520Company icon
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Field of study categories:
Top field of study
Job openings
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Most common benefits for Nursing Assistants

  • Referral program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid sick time
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Mileage reimbursement
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Salary satisfaction

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35% of Nursing assistants in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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Frequently asked questions
Common questions about salaries for a Nursing Assistant

How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a certified nursing assistant (CNA)?

If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for a certified nursing assistant (CNA), visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry and experience.

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Are certified nursing assistant (CNA) paid hourly or monthly?

Generally, certified nursing assistants (CNAs) are paid by the hour. Hourly rate varies depending on factors such as education, certifications, additional skills, and the number of years spent in the profession.

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Do certified nursing assistant (CNA) get paid overtime?

Yes, regardless of training and experience, certified nursing assistants (CNAs) are entitled to overtime pay. Overtime must be paid for all hours worked over 40 in one work week. Be aware that different states might have their own specific set of overtime laws.

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