Auxiliary Nursing Salary In South Africa

An early career Nursing Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R120,678 based on 79 salaries. A mid-career Nursing Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R130,727 based on 70 salaries.

What Are Popular Skills for Nurse Assistants?

Avg. SalaryPopularity

Medicine / Surgery R114,0009 responses

Elder Care R85,4295 responses

An early career Nurse Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R115,630 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Nurse Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R120,829 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Nurse Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R131,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Nurse assistants are actually the bulk of what people assume to be nurses in hospitals and related fields. Nurse assistants are vital to the medical industry: They spend more time with patients than any other medical professional. They also handle all of the other necessary jobs that doctors and registered nurses simply do not have the time for. Nurse assistants often find their job very fulfilling as they possess the ability to truly help people in need of medical attention and to have a direct impact on their health and care.

Nurse assistants work under the supervision of a registered nurse (RN) or physician and their working environment can range from the extremes of the emergency room to the relatively mundane responsibilities of a university nurse’s office. They may be very busy or they might not have many patients to handle depending on the environment. The working hours for a nurse assistant also vary depending on where they work. If they work at a pediatrician’s office, they will likely work an eight hour shift anywhere between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. If they work in a hospital they might work days, nights, 12 hour shifts or sometimes even double shifts.

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