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Nursing assistant salary in Odessa, TX

How much does a Nursing Assistant make in Odessa, TX?

Average base salary

below national average
Average $17.29
Low $13.25
High $22.55
$4,938per year
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a nursing assistant is $17.29 per hour in Odessa, TX and $4,938 overtime per year.34 salaries reported, updated at September 25, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Odessa, TX

Years of experiencePer hour
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Nursing Assistants in Odessa, TX

  1. Klap6
    24 reviews10 salaries reported
    $29.46per hour
  2. $20.60per hour
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Highest paying cities for Nursing Assistants near Odessa, TX

  1. Austin, TX
    $17.85 per hour
    879 salaries reported
  2. Arlington, TX
    $17.27 per hour
    156 salaries reported
  3. Fort Worth, TX
    $16.55 per hour
    532 salaries reported
  1. Dallas, TX
    $16.34 per hour
    601 salaries reported
  2. Lubbock, TX
    $15.75 per hour
    137 salaries reported
  3. San Antonio, TX
    $15.69 per hour
    1.4k salaries reported
  1. Tyler, TX
    $15.64 per hour
    175 salaries reported
  2. New Braunfels, TX
    $14.73 per hour
    300 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $14.66 per hour
    916 salaries reported
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Where can a Nursing Assistant earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Nursing Assistants

Most recommended skill

Nuclear Medicine(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 $17.29 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
20161increase by 1
20172increase by 100.00%
201811increase by 450.00%
20191463increase by 13200.00%

Top companies hiring Nursing Assistants with the recommended skill

Medical Center Hospital
Dr John R Molland
Madison Medical Resort
St. Joseph's Home Health, Inc.
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Top specialties
Nuclear Medicine
Top certifications
ACLS Certification
Top licenses

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SpecialtiesSalaryJob openingsCompanies
5 jobs11
527 jobs1,930
49 jobs214
225 jobs543
418 jobs1,768
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Most common benefits for Nursing Assistants

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • 403(b) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Free parking
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid orientation
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Pet insurance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Safety equipment provided
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 5,287 ratings

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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How much do similar professions get paid in Odessa, TX?

Home Health Aide

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Average $13.15 per hour

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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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