A Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) earns an average wage of AU$21.29 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. This job's wage does not change very much with experience.

AU$30,067 - AU$71,517
AU$30K
AU$42K
AU$72K
MEDIAN: AU$42,000
10%
50%
90%
AU$18.74 - AU$28.35
AU$19
AU$21
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$21.36
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$71K
Salary AU$30,067 - AU$71,517
Bonus AU$500
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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AU$38,160 - AU$59,770
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 20
Hourly Data AU$0AU$49
Hourly Rate AU$18.74 - AU$28.35
Overtime AU$15.21 - AU$49.32
Annual Data AU$0AU$59K
Bonus AU$500
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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AU$38,160 - AU$59,770
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 151

Job Description for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Certified nurse assistants (CNAs) provide care to patients, often in facilities such as nursing homes. They generally assist patients with basic needs, such as bathing, dressing, mobility, positioning, eating, and grooming, among other things. They often care for multiple patients who have a variety of health needs and personal abilities, so it is important for nurse assistants to be knowledgeable of the types of care which should be administered and sensitive to the needs of individual patients.

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Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Tasks

  • Assists with direct patient care under the supervision of the RN or other medical professionals.
  • Provide patients with help walking, exercising, and moving in and out of bed.
  • Position, feed, bathe, dress and assist patients with grooming and other tasks.
  • Observe patients' conditions, measure and record food and liquid intake and output and vital signs, and report changes to professional staff.

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Pay By Employer

$0$32K

HCR ManorCare
203 profiles
$25,125

$24,307

$22,936

Genesis HealthCare
138 profiles
$24,427

Kindred Healthcare
136 profiles
$25,439

$22,626

Sava Senior Care
110 profiles
$23,981

NHC Healthcare
99 profiles
$21,969

Diversicare
84 profiles
$22,526

$23,567

Common Career Paths for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)


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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 AU$44,000 based on 123 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 AU$45,000 based on 49 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 AU$47,000 based on 22 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 AU$46,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,697

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Key Stats for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salaries

▲5%

▲3%

▲1%

National Average
AU$45,000

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 69%