The average pay for an Entry-Level Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) is AU$20.90 per hour.

AU$34,687 - AU$74,190
AU$35K
AU$45K
AU$74K
MEDIAN: AU$44,962
10%
50%
90%
AU$18.54 - AU$28.42
AU$19
AU$21
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$20.90
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$74K
Salary AU$34,687 - AU$74,190
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$38,202 - AU$59,821
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 2 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 15
Hourly Data AU$0AU$40
Hourly Rate AU$18.54 - AU$28.42
Overtime AU$30.00
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$38,202 - AU$59,821
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 2 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 108

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) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,010

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Key Stats for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
17%

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 63%