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

For Certified Nurse Assistants in Columbia, S.C., hourly average wages total $11.42 per hour. The majority of Certified Nurse Assistants in Columbia claim high levels of job satisfaction. Although more than half have medical coverage and over one-half have dental coverage, about a third claim no health benefits at all. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$12,365 - $32,739
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MEDIAN: $23,326
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$9.64 - $14.20
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$0$11K$22K$33K
Salary
$12,365 - $32,739  
   
Bonus
$200.00  
Total Pay (?
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$19,161 - $30,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.64 - $14.20  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.23  
Overtime
$15.77  
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$200.00  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$19,161 - $30,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 87

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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
$847
Columbia:
$172,400
South Carolina:
$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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. The average beginner in this position makes around $22K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $24K. Certified Nurse Assistants in Columbia, S.C. claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $26K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Columbia Certified Nurse Assistants with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $28K.

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.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

▲8%

▲1%

National Average
$24,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salaries

Telemetry
▲13%

Medicine / Surgery
▲11%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▲7%

▲6%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▲5%

▲3%



▲1%

Long Term Care
▼0%

National Average
$24,000

▼1%

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
26%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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