Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average wage for a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Chicago, Illinois is $11.52 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Labor & Delivery, Birthing, Nursery, Emergency Room (ER), Telemetry, and Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

$12,040 - $36,367
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$28K
$36K
MEDIAN: $27,950
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$9.85 - $14.84
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MEDIAN: $11.52
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$12,040 - $36,367  
   
Bonus
$177.00  
Total Pay (?
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$20,490 - $32,084  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$9.85 - $14.84  
   
Overtime
$3.21 - $18.28  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$177.00  
   
Total Pay (?
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$20,490 - $32,084  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 311

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 150 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 88 salaries. An experienced Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 108 salaries. A Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 38 salaries.

Key Stats for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salaries

▲6%

▲2%

▼0%

National Average
$24,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salaries

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▲29%

Nursery
▲21%


▲13%



▲4%

Nutrition
▲4%


Geriatrics
▼0%

National Average
$24,000



▼4%

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 51%
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