$12.34
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) is $12.12 per hour.

$9.79 - $15.49
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MEDIAN: $12.34
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Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $9.79 - $15.49
Overtime $5.72 - $26.06
Annual Data $0$34K
Total Pay (?
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$20,083 - $34,215
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 137

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.

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 positive trend. An entry-level Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 37 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 $25,000 based on 25 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 19 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 $27,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salaries

▲6%

▲1%

National Average
$26,000

▼2%

▼6%

Skills That Affect Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salaries

Telemetry
▲4%

▲2%

▼0%

National Average
$26,000



▼4%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▼5%


▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 50%