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Certified Nurse Aid Salary

$32,908 (USD)

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Last updated: May 27, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Certified Nurse Aid is $32,908 a year and $16 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Certified Nurse Aid is between $25,275 and $39,169. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Certified Nurse Aid. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Helps patients in hospital, nursing home, or other medical facility, performing a variety of uncomplicated tasks, under direction of nursing and medical staff.
  • Responds to signal lights, bells, or intercom system to determine patients' needs.
  • Bathes, dresses, and undresses patients.
  • Serves and collects food trays and feeds patients requiring help.
  • Transports patients, using wheelchair or wheeled cart, or assists patients to walk.
Certified Nurse Aid Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Nursing Assistants

Job family population: 1,453,670

Estimated population of Certified Nurse Aid jobs: 152,534

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the largest city by population is New York City...

Certified Nurse Aid Job Listings for United States

Certified Nursing Assistant / CNA / STNA
May 24
Oakland, CA, USA
ESS Recruitment
... Assistant / CNA - Oakland , CA We have a new employment opportunity for a Nursing Assistant / NAC / CNA in a long-term care / skilled nursing facility (LTC / SNF) in Oakland, California. This ...
Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) / Restorative Nurses Aid(RNA)
May 17
Pasadena, CA, USA
Regency Park Senior Living
CNA/RNA Summary: * Developing and implementing RNA program for three communities * Responsible for providing assigned residents with personal care and assistance in performing daily life activities ...
State Tested Nursing Assistant - STNA - Up to a $3,000 Sign-On Bonus!
May 24
Bellevue, Ohio, USA
PandoLogic, Inc.
State Tested Nursing Assistant - STNA - Up to a $3,000 Sign-On Bonus! We have full and part-time ... Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
STNA - CNA w/up to $1,000 sign-on bonus
Apr 16
Columbus, OH, USA
FSQ, The Forum at Knightsbridge
At this time, we are seeking a Certified Nursing Assistant to join our team! Responsibilities: * Accurately perform and record vital signs, height and weight. * Accurately calculate and record weight ...
CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant
May 24
Issaquah, WA, USA
Care Indeed
Job Description Care Indeed is HIRING Certified Nurse Assistants (CNAs) throughout the Seattle area ... Other Certificates or Licenses (CPR, First Aid, etc.) * Job Types: Full-time, Part-time Company ...
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