Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Baton Rouge Salary

Pay for Certified Nurse Assistants in Baton Rouge, La. sits in the ballpark of $10.29 per hour. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the larger part and dental coverage is claimed by a majority. Certified Nurse Assistants in Baton Rouge largely appreciate their work and find this position highly satisfactory. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$8.66 - $13.84
MEDIAN: $10.32

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Hourly Data $0$13
Hourly Rate $8.66 - $13.84
Overtime $13.44
Annual Data $0$29K
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$18,057 - $29,398
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 35

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.


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.

About Baton Rouge, Louisiana

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
111,492 (48.8%)
117,104 (51.2%)
Baton Rouge (/ˌbætən ˈruːʒ/ BAT-ən ROOZH; French for "Red Stick", French: Bâton-Rouge [bɑtɔ̃ ʁuʒ]) is the capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana and its second-largest city. The seat of East Baton Rouge Parish, the city is located on the eastern bank of the Mississippi River. As the "Capital City", Baton Rouge is the political hub for Louisiana, and is the second-largest city in the state after New Orleans, with an estimated population of 228,590 in 2015, according to the US Census Bureau. The metropolitan area surrounding the city, known as Greater Baton Rouge, is also the second-largest in Louisiana, with a population of 830,480 people as of 2015. The urban area has around 594,309 inhabitants. Baton Rouge is a major industrial, petrochemical, medical, research, motion picture, and growing technology center of the American South. The Port of Greater Baton Rouge is the tenth largest in the United States in terms of...
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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 negative trend. An entry-level Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 23 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 $21,000 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 $20,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

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Skills That Affect Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salaries

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Years of Experience

1-4 years
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 29%