AU$41,271
Avg. Salary
AU$22.68
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) is AU$22.68 per hour.

The average pay for a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) is AU$41,271 per year.

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MEDIAN AU$41,271
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MEDIAN: AU$41,271
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Salary AU$29,087 - AU$52,711
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$40,087 - AU$60,058
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 17
Hourly Data AU$0AU$35
Hourly Rate AU$19.66 - AU$28.97
Overtime AU$25.43
Annual Data AU$0AU$60K
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$40,087 - AU$60,058
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 125

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.

Common Career Paths for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)


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Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Job Listings

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$46,892

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Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)?

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Charters Towers:
"Staff members are very unprofessional."
Pros: Caring for the Residents at the Nursing Home
Cons: Poor pay rates in private age care

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Penrith:
"Has plenty of work opportuniyies."
Pros: Its close to home
Cons: Undecided

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Key Stats for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salaries

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National Average
AU$47,000

▼2%

▼4%

▼6%

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 21%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 79%