The average hourly pay for a Nurse's Aide (Certified) is $12.21.
Is Nurse's Aide (Certified) your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
$10 - $16
$25 - $1,216
$0 - $30
$20,311 - $34,846
Your Market Worth Over Time
How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.
Job Description for Nurse's Aide (Certified)
A certified nurse's aide provides support to a number of professionals in a client's care. They may responsible for a wide range of tasks, such as taking a patient's vital signs and assisting patients at meal times. They are also responsible for assisting a designated nurse or nurses with their responsibilities during the course of the day, through tasks such as maintaining documentation of patient information and logging updates on patient care in the facility's computer systems. Ensuring tha…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Nurse's Aide (Certified)
The top respondents for the job title Nurse's Aide (Certified) are from the companies Genesis HealthCare, HCR ManorCare and Nursing Home Group. Reported salaries are highest at Genesis HealthCare where the average pay is $14.15. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include HCR ManorCare, earning around $12.15. Brookdale Living Communities, Inc. pays the lowest at around $10.15. Brookdale Senior Living Inc. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $10.74.
Explore the most common career paths for Nurse's Aide (Certified). Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Nurse's Aide (Certified)
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)
Nurse's Aide (Certified) Job Listings
Popular Skills for Nurse's Aide (Certified)
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Long Term Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Hospice, Home Health/Home Care, Geriatrics and Elder Care.
Pay by Experience Level for Nurse's Aide (Certified)
An entry-level Nurse's Aide (Certified) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.88 based on 49 salaries. An early career Nurse's Aide (Certified) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.34 based on 462 salaries. A mid-career Nurse's Aide (Certified) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.18 based on 299 salaries. An experienced Nurse's Aide (Certified) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.79 based on 463 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $14.
Pay Difference by Location
Learn more about cost of living by city.
Employees with Nurse's Aide (Certified) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 39.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (16.6% more) and Houston, Texas (0.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Wichita, Kansas (11.5% less), Dallas, Texas (7.9% less) and Tulsa, Oklahoma (4.9% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 1,589 survey responses.
Related Job Salaries
$10 - $16
$23 - $41
$16 - $26
$9 - $15
$11 - $19
$11 - $19
$17 - $28
$11 - $18