$20,592
Avg. Salary
$11.44
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) is $11.44 per hour.

The average pay for a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) is $20,592 per year.

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MEDIAN $20,592
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Hourly Data $0$19
Hourly Rate $8.96 - $15.50
Overtime $2.14 - $19.73
Annual Data $0$34K
Total Pay (?
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$18,753 - $34,077
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 89

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.

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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 $23,000 based on 17 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 $24,000 based on 16 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 $23,000 based on 10 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 $26,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salaries

▲7%

National Average
$25,000

▼3%

▼6%

▼7%

Skills That Affect Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salaries

▲7%

Hospice
▲1%

National Average
$25,000


Elder Care
▼3%

Acute Care
▼5%


Rehabilitation
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 54%