Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Columbia, South Carolina Salary

Columbia Certified Nurse Assistants take home approximately $11.55 per hour on average. While about one in three report receiving no health benefits, the larger part do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Certified Nurse Assistants in Columbia, S.C. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$10,304 - $32,739
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MEDIAN: $19,777
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$9.63 - $14.34
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$0$11K$22K$33K
Salary
$10,304 - $32,739  
   
Bonus
$200.00  
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$18,961 - $31,314  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.63 - $14.34  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.23  
Overtime
$19.20  
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$200.00  
   
Total Pay (?
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$18,961 - $31,314  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 85

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About Columbia, South Carolina

Richland County, South Carolina
133,393
Male:
67,686 (50.7%)
Female:
65,707 (49.3%)
Columbia is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of South Carolina, with a population of 133,803 as of 2015. The city serves as the county seat of Richland County, and a portion of the city extends into neighboring Lexington County. It is the center of the Columbia metropolitan statistical area, which had a population of 767,598 as of the 2010 United States Census, growing to 810,068 by July 1, 2015, according to 2015 U.S. Census estimates. The name Columbia was a poetic term used for the United States, originating from the name of Christopher Columbus. The city is located approximately 13 miles (21 km) northwest of the geographic center of South Carolina, and is the primary city of the Midlands region of the state. It lies at the confluence of the Saluda River and the Broad River, which merge at Columbia to form the Congaree River. Columbia is home...
Columbia:
$41,435
South Carolina:
$47,238
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Columbia:
$172,400
South Carolina:
$148,600
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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 $22,000 based on 35 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 38 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 34 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 $28,000 based on 13 salaries.

Key Stats for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

▲8%

▼0%

National Average
$24,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salaries

Telemetry
▲13%

Medicine / Surgery
▲10%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▲7%

▲6%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▲4%

▲3%



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National Average
$24,000

Long Term Care
▼1%

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 32%
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