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

The average wage for a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Charleston, South Carolina is $12.11 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$9.80 - $14.73
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$12
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MEDIAN: $12.11
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Hourly Rate
$9.80 - $14.73  
   
Overtime
$15.80  
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$20,088 - $32,600  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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About Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston County, South Carolina
135,524
Male:
63,956 (47.2%)
Female:
71,568 (52.8%)
Charleston is the oldest and second-largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city lies just south of the geographical midpoint of South Carolina's coastline and is located on Charleston Harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean formed by the confluence of the Ashley and Cooper Rivers, or, as is locally expressed, "where the Cooper and Ashley Rivers come together to form the Atlantic Ocean." Charleston had an estimated population of 132,609 in 2015. The population of the Charleston metropolitan area, comprising Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester Counties, was counted by the 2015 estimate at 727,689—the third-largest in the state—and the 78th-largest metropolitan statistical area in the United States. Charleston was founded as Charles Town—honoring King Charles II of England—in 1670. Its initial location at Albemarle Point on the west bank...
Charleston:
$61,993
South Carolina:
$47,238
$1,119
Charleston:
$293,500
South Carolina:
$148,600
3.1%

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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 13 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 $27,000 based on 16 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 12 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 $27,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salaries

▲5%

▲4%

▲4%

National Average
$25,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salaries

Acute Care
▲6%

Geriatrics
▲5%

Hospice
▲4%

▲3%



National Average
$25,000

Home Health/Home Care
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 38%