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Average Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

$14.86
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$497
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The average hourly pay for a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Los Angeles, California is $14.86.
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$11.47
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$14.86
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$19.81
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What Do Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)s Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)s?

Skills in Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Home Health/Home Care, Rehabilitation, Elder Care and Long Term Care.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)s?

An entry-level Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.19 based on 33 salaries. An early career Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.28 based on 194 salaries. A mid-career Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.11 based on 107 salaries. An experienced Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.73 based on 160 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $16.
Employees with Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 1.8% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (17.6% less), Houston, Texas (16.2% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (15.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 561 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.9%
Early Career
34.6%
Mid Career
19.1%
Experienced
28.5%
Late Career
11.9%