Average Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Hourly Pay in Atlanta, Georgia

$12.22
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$250
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$200
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The average hourly pay for a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Atlanta, Georgia is $12.22.
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$9.78
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$12.22
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$15.59
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$10 - $16
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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

The top respondents for the job title Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) are from the companies WellStar Health System, Grady Hospital and Emory Healthcare. Reported salaries are highest at Emory Healthcare where the average pay is $14.00. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include WellStar Health System and AG Rhodes, earning around $13.61 and $12.53, respectively. Nursecare of Buckhead pays the lowest at around $11.03. Pruitt Corporation and Emory Hospital also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $11.48 and $12.00, respectively.

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

Skills in Rehabilitation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Geriatrics, Home Health/Home Care, 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 $10.84 based on 7 salaries. An early career Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.11 based on 136 salaries. A mid-career Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.80 based on 161 salaries. An experienced Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.88 based on 267 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $13.
Employees with Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 23.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (20.7% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (18.6% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 712 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.0%
Early Career
19.1%
Mid Career
22.6%
Experienced
37.5%
Late Career
19.8%