Earnings for Certified Nurse Assistants in Columbia come in at around $11.23 per hour on average. Job satisfaction for Columbia Certified Nurse Assistants is high. Health benefits are not claimed by all — one-third lack any form of coverage — but the larger part have medical insurance, and slightly less than one-half have dental, too. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$12,365 - $32,739
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$33K
MEDIAN: $19,965
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$9.50 - $14.15
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MEDIAN: $11.23
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$11K$22K$33K
Salary
$12,365 - $32,739  
   
Bonus
$200.00  
Total Pay (?
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$18,978 - $30,617  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.50 - $14.15  
   
Overtime
$17.35  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$200.00  
   
Total Pay (?
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$18,978 - $30,617  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 91

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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...
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$41,435
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$47,238
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Columbia:
$172,400
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$148,600
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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Certified Nurse Assistants in Columbia — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $21K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $24K. Certified Nurse Assistants in Columbia, S.C. see a median salary of $25K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $29K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

Key Stats for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
032
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%



National Average
$23,000


Skills That Affect Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salaries

Telemetry
up arrow 16%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 11%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 11%

up arrow 7%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 7%


Rehabilitation
up arrow 2%

Home Health/Home Care
0%

National Average
$23,000




Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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