$12.73
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$250

Profit Sharing

$250

Commission

$1,100

A Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) with Medicine / Surgery skills earns an average wage of $12.53 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$16,529 - $38,586
$17K
$26K
$39K
MEDIAN: $26,081
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50%
90%

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$9.97 - $16.93
$10
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $12.73
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$0$38K
Salary $16,529 - $38,586
Bonus $0.00 - $1,041
Profit Sharing $250
Commission $1,100
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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$20,783 - $36,780
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 133
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $9.97 - $16.93
Hourly Tips $0.34
Overtime $4.16 - $24.46
Annual Data $0$36K
Bonus $0.00 - $1,041
Commission $1,100
Profit Sharing $250
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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$20,783 - $36,780
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,650

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 $25,000 based on 840 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 $27,000 based on 718 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 $28,000 based on 753 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 $30,000 based on 344 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $26,963

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Key Stats for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 576 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salaries

▲10%

▲4%

National Average
$27,000

▼1%

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 576 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 31%