$25,429
Avg. Salary
$12.33
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$252

Bonus

$194

Profit Sharing

$40.00

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) is $12.33 per hour.

The average pay for a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) is $25,429 per year.

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$9.82
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$15.99
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MEDIAN $25,429
$14,771 - $40,674
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$0$40K
Salary $14,771 - $40,674
Bonus $2.08 - $1,512
Profit Sharing $1.81 - $2,367
Commission $0.00 - $2,013
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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$20,518 - $34,793
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,664
Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $9.82 - $15.99
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $3.92
Overtime $7.07 - $22.76
Annual Data $0$34K
Bonus $2.08 - $1,512
Commission $0.00 - $2,013
Profit Sharing $1.81 - $2,367
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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$20,518 - $34,793
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 48,336

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.

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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 $23,000 based on 19,178 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 $25,000 based on 11,334 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 11,151 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 $28,000 based on 4,457 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $26,189

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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 Santa Rosa:
"I Love My Residents."
Pros: Caring for those who are unable to care for themselves, making a them laugh and feel human and not just a patient number. Listening to their life stories and loving them for who they are.
Cons: Nurse's don't listen to the CNA's about problems or concerns a resident is having such as pain, loneliness, anxiety etc.

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Waldron:
"This is a challenging yet rewarding career."

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Rockland:
"To Be A Successful Caregiver You Need To Love What You Do."
To be a great CNA you need to have compassion, patience, be dependable, be able to communicate and listen and a passion for helping others. Being able to work as a team, maintain a positive attitude and a willingness to always be your best will benefit both the healthcare recipient and caregivers. Educate yourself everyday on new ways to make your patients life healthier, happier and fulfilling. As well as continuing to educate yourself about medical skills and procedures.

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Beaverton:
"Busy stressful rewarding."
Pros: The reward if seeing our patients getting better.
Cons: The stress level of being understaffed and being under paid.

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Weatherford:
Pros: I love how I get to help others that can't do for themselves anymore.
Cons: 30 minute lunch break.

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Lenox:
It is not as easy as you think. But get yourself in a routine, treat your patients the way you want to be treated and you will always learn and go home knowing you did something good. I always can feel a self reward after helping someone in need.

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Lexington:
"Its rewarding, but is is very difficult job."
Pros: Residents, staff.
Cons: Pay, benefits.

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Key Stats for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8991 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salaries

▲5%

National Average
$26,000

▼1%

▼5%

▼11%

Skills That Affect Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salaries


▲3%




National Average
$26,000

▼1%


▼3%

▼3%

▼5%


Long Term Care
▼6%

▼7%


▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8991 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 48%