$11.87
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) is $11.93 per hour.

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

Key Stats for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
40%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salaries

National Average
$25,000

▼3%

Mid-Career
▼5%

▼19%

Skills That Affect Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salaries

National Average
$25,000

Hospice
▼8%


▼16%

Long Term Care
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
40%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 60%