$23,673
Avg. Salary
$11.29
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$205

Profit Sharing

$450

Commission

$75.00

The average pay for a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) is $11.29 per hour.

The average pay for a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) is $23,673 per year.

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$0$38K
Salary $14,252 - $38,060
Bonus $1.58 - $1,502
Profit Sharing $12.00 - $8,648
Commission $75.00
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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$19,004 - $31,132
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,391
Hourly Data $0$21
Hourly Rate $9.16 - $14.49
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $4.78
Overtime $6.53 - $21.45
Annual Data $0$31K
Bonus $1.58 - $1,502
Commission $75.00
Profit Sharing $12.00 - $8,648
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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$19,004 - $31,132
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 31,929

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)


Leading companies who hire large numbers of Entry-Level Certified Nurse Assistants include HCR ManorCare, Genesis HealthCare, Life Care Centers of America, Home Health and Hospice Care, and Brookdale Senior Living Inc. Although salaries only range from $21K to just $36K, ManorCare still offers the highest pay with a median paycheck of $26K. Entry-Level Certified Nurse Assistants can also look forward to large paychecks at HCR ManorCare ($24K), Kindred Healthcare ($24K), and Genesis HealthCare ($24K).

Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $17K to just $25K — but Nursing Centers offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $20K. Also approaching the lower end are Home Health and Hospice Care at $20K, NHC Healthcare at $20K, and Emeritus, Assisted Living at $21K.

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $23,859

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

For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Certified Nurse Assistants in Seattle enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 23 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Certified Nurse Assistants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+17 percent), Las Vegas (+12 percent), New York (+10 percent), and Phoenix (+8 percent). Falling short of the national average by 8 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Atlanta. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Tampa (5 percent lower) and Jacksonville (4 percent lower).

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) at Golden LivingCenters?

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.

Key Stats for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3367 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
16%

Skills That Affect Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salaries

▲5%


Operating Room / OR
▲5%



▲2%

▲2%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▲2%

▼0%

National Average
$24,000


Geriatrics
▼2%

▼3%



Nutrition
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3367 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 51%