$28,488
Avg. Salary
$13.47
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$308

Bonus

$250

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) is $13.47 per hour.

The average pay for a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) is $28,488 per year.

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$10.10
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$13.47
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$17.54
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MEDIAN $13.47
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$17k
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$28k
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$41k
90%
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MEDIAN $28,488
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MEDIAN: $28,488
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$0$41K
Salary $17,424 - $41,180
Bonus $1.86 - $1,968
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $2,027
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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$21,042 - $38,016
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 410
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $10.10 - $17.54
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $2.45
Overtime $6.22 - $24.86
Annual Data $0$38K
Bonus $1.86 - $1,968
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $2,027
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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$21,042 - $38,016
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 9,467

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)


Dominating the field, Golden LivingCenters, Brookdale Senior Living Inc., Diversicare, Kindred Healthcare, and HCR ManorCare are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Late-Career Certified Nurse Assistants. Banner Health attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $31K. Other employers shelling out big bucks include Golden LivingCenters, HCR ManorCare, and Kindred Hospital, where Late-Career Certified Nurse Assistants typically earn around $31K, $30K, or $29K, respectively.

Also approaching the lower end are Brookdale Senior Living Inc. at $24K, Uhs-Pruitt Corporation at $25K, and Diversicare at $25K.

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $28,517

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Late-Career Certified Nurse Assistants, Las Vegas provides a pay rate that is 26 percent greater than the national average. Late-Career Certified Nurse Assistants will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+24 percent), Baltimore (+18 percent), Phoenix (+17 percent), and Philadelphia (+11 percent). In Memphis, salaries are 19 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Chicago (11 percent less) and Florida (9 percent less).

Key Stats for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1402 votes.
20 years or more
100%

Skills That Affect Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salaries

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▲8%


▲4%


Nursery
▲4%

Operating Room / OR
▲4%

▲3%


National Average
$29,000

▼2%


▼2%

▼5%


Nutrition
▼6%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1402 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 43%