How much does a Psychiatric Nursing Assistant make?

Updated Jan 14, 2022

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$36,057 /yr
Average Base Pay

10,490 salaries

$26K

Low

$36K

Average

$50K

High

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How much does a Psychiatric Nursing Assistant make? The national average salary for a Psychiatric Nursing Assistant is $36,057 in United States. Filter by location to see Psychiatric Nursing Assistant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 10,490 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Psychiatric Nursing Assistant employees.

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$70,671

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Certified Nursing Assistant CNA in United States of America

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$18

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Certified Nursing Assistant CNA with more than 15 years of experience

$16

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a STNA with 7 to 9 years of experience

$14

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Certified Nursing Assistant CNA with less than one year of experience

$15

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Certified Nursing Assistant CNA with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$15

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a ICU CNA with 1 to 3 years of experience

$17

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Caregiver, CNA with 4 to 6 years of experience

$18

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Caregiver, CNA with 1 to 3 years of experience

$15

/hrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Certified Nursing Assistant CNA with 10 to 14 years of experience

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What is the average pay for a Psychiatric Nursing Assistant at different companies?

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Tri-County Behavioral Healthcare
3.1

Tri-County Behavioral Healthcare

Psychiatric Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $14

$12

$14

$12 - $14 Range

North Texas State Hospital
3.3

North Texas State Hospital

Psychiatric Nursing Assistant - Monthly

$2,160

 /mo
Range: $2K - $2K

$2K

$2K

$1,964 - $2,224 Range

San Antonio State Hospital
3

San Antonio State Hospital

Psychiatric Nursing Assistant - Monthly

$2,361

 /mo
Range: $2K - $3K

$2K

$3K

$1,898 - $3,159 Range

Terrell State Hospital
2.6

Terrell State Hospital

Psychiatric Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $9 - $14

$9

$14

$9 - $14 Range

Kerrville State Hospital

Psychiatric Nursing Assistant - Monthly

$2,172

 /mo
Range: $2K - $2K

$2K

$2K

$2,146 - $2,313 Range

Austin State Hospital
3.1

Austin State Hospital

Psychiatric Nursing Assistant - Monthly
About 

$2K -$2K

$2K

$2K

$2,189 - $2,464 Range

4.2

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

Psychiatric Nursing Assistant - Hourly
About 

$19 -$21

 hourly

$19

$21

$19 - $21 Range

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University of Iowa
4.2

University of Iowa

Psychiatric Nursing Assistant - Hourly
About 

$14 -$16

 hourly

$14

$16

$14 - $16 Range

Wellpath
3.2

Wellpath

Psychiatric Nursing Assistant
About 

$19K -$21K

$19K

$21K

$19,383 - $21,110 Range

Texas Health and Human Services Commission
3

Texas Health and Human Services Commission

Psychiatric Nursing Assistant - Monthly
About 

$2K -$2K

$2K

$2K

$2,249 - $2,436 Range

State of Alaska
3.7

State of Alaska

Psychiatric Nursing Assistant - Hourly
About 

$29 -$32

 hourly

$29

$32

$29 - $32 Range

University of Iowa Health Care
4

University of Iowa Health Care

Psychiatric Nursing Assistant - Hourly
About 

$14 -$15

 hourly

$14

$15

$14 - $15 Range

Texas Department of State Health Services
3.3

Texas Department of State Health Services

Psychiatric Nursing Assistant - Hourly
About 

$13 -$14

 hourly

$13

$14

$13 - $14 Range

Texas Department of State Health Services
3.3

Texas Department of State Health Services

Psychiatric Nursing Assistant
About 

$25K -$27K

$25K

$27K

$25,469 - $27,247 Range

Madigan Army Medical Center
3.6

Madigan Army Medical Center

Psychiatric Nursing Assistant
About 

$38K -$42K

$38K

$42K

$38,089 - $41,875 Range

3.5

The Universty of Iowa Hospital

Psychiatric Nursing Assistant - Hourly
About 

$16 -$17

 hourly

$16

$17

$16 - $17 Range

Western State Hospital (Washington)
2.5

Western State Hospital (Washington)

Psychiatric Nursing Assistant - Hourly
About 

$10 -$11

 hourly

$10

$11

$10 - $11 Range

Western State Hospital (Washington)
2.5

Western State Hospital (Washington)

Psychiatric Nursing Assistant - Hourly
About 

$12 -$13

 hourly

$12

$13

$12 - $13 Range

Tri-County Behavioral Healthcare
3.1

Tri-County Behavioral Healthcare

Psychiatric Nursing Assistant - Hourly
About 

$15 -$17

 hourly

$15

$17

$15 - $17 Range

Austin State Hospital
3.1

Austin State Hospital

Psychiatric Nursing Assistant - Monthly Intern
About 

$2K -$3K

$2K

$3K

$2,337 - $2,545 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Psychiatric Nursing Assistant salaries

The national average salary for a Psychiatric Nursing Assistant is $36,057 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Psychiatric Nursing Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 10490 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Psychiatric Nursing Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Psychiatric Nursing Assistant in United States is $49,698 per year.

The lowest salary for a Psychiatric Nursing Assistant in United States is $26,160 per year.

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