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Average Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Hourly Pay in Denver, Colorado

$15.13
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$493
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The average hourly pay for a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Denver, Colorado is $15.13.
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$12.57
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$15.13
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$18.49
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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 SCLHS, The Medical Center of Aurora and Centura Health. Reported salaries are highest at Centura Health where the average pay is $17.00. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Denver Health, earning around $15.46. The Medical Center of Aurora pays the lowest at around $14.38. SCLHS also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $14.75.

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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 Home Health/Home Care, Geriatrics, 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 $13.74 based on 21 salaries. An early career Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.47 based on 174 salaries. A mid-career Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.13 based on 127 salaries. An experienced Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.38 based on 123 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
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Years of Experience

This data is based on 507 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.1%
Early Career
34.3%
Mid Career
25.0%
Experienced
24.3%
Late Career
12.2%