Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Lexington, Kentucky Salary

The average pay for a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Lexington, Kentucky is $11.78 per hour. A skill in Home Health/Home Care is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$10.03 - $14.62
$10
$12
$15
MEDIAN: $12.06
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Hourly Data $0$16
Hourly Rate $10.03 - $14.62
Overtime $16.92
Annual Data $0$32K
Total Pay (?
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$21,033 - $32,981
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 52

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.

About Lexington, Kentucky

Fayette County, Kentucky
314,488
Male:
154,032 (49.0%)
Female:
160,456 (51.0%)
Lexington, consolidated with Fayette County, is the second-largest city in Kentucky and the 61st largest in the United States. Known as the "Horse Capital of the World", it is the heart of the state's Bluegrass region. With a mayor-alderman form of government, it is one of two cities in Kentucky designated by the state as first-class; the other is the state's largest city of Louisville. In the 2015 U.S. Census Estimate, the city's population was 314,488, anchoring a metropolitan area of 500,535 people and a combined statistical area of 723,849 people. Lexington ranks tenth among US cities in college education rate, with 39.5% of residents having at least a bachelor's degree. It is the location of the Kentucky Horse Park, The Red Mile and Keeneland race courses, Rupp Arena, the world's largest basketball-specific arena, Transylvania University, the University of Kentucky and Bluegrass Community & Technical College. This area of fertile soil and...
Lexington:
$51,948
Kentucky:
$45,215
$816
Lexington:
$170,200
Kentucky:
$130,000
3.2%

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Job Listings

Key Stats for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salaries

▲8%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$25,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
▲11%

▲4%

Rehabilitation
▲3%

Geriatrics
▲2%

National Average
$25,000

Long Term Care
▼1%

Hospice
▼1%

Acute Care
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 38%