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Certified Nurse Aid Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$34,573 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Certified Nurse Aid is $34,573 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Certified Nurse Aid is between $26,554 and $41,151. 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 Chicago, Illinois.

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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 Chicago, Illinois, 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 Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Certified Nurse Aid Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) | $12-16/hr | Chicago, IL
Mar 26
Chicago, IL, USA
IntelyCare - On-Demand Healthcare Staffing
We are seeking a Certified Nursing Assistant, (CNA) | $12-16/hr | Chicago, IL to join our team! You ... We're looking for a State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) to work in facilities near Chicago, IL.
CNA (Care Partners) - FT / PT ALL SHIFTS
May 15
Elmhurst, IL, USA
Artis Senior Living
Current certificate in an accredited First Aid course and CPR. * Participation in medication course ... Our nursing staff is eligible for assistance to further education and we have numerous career ...
May 7
Deerfield, IL, USA
Assisting Hands of Deerfield
Assisting with the use of devices for aid to daily living such as a wheelchair, walker, or hoyer lift; * Assisting with prescribed range of motion exercises; * Teaching household routine and skills ...
RN-BSN w/PEL// Certified School Nurse Job - Full Time
May 11
Plainfield, USA
Sunbelt Staffing
Actively seeking Certified School Nurse to work within a school district near Plainfield, IL for ... first aid, illness and emergency care to students. The position requires BSN with (PEL ...
K-12/ Full Time Certified School Nurse Job
May 11
Oswego, USA
Sunbelt Staffing
Actively seeking a Certified School Nurse to work within a school district near Oswego, IL for the ... first aid, illness and emergency care to students. The position requires BSN with (PEL ...
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