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Certified Nurse Assistant Salary

$33,923 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$302

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Certified Nurse Assistant is $33,923 a year and $16 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Certified Nurse Assistant is between $25,917 and $40,481. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Certified Nurse Assistant. 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

Description:
  • Assists nurses by performing various basic care activities related to services essential to caring for the personal needs and comfort of patient.
  • Dresses, grooms, bathes, feeds, takes and records vital signs of patients.
  • Answers call lights, assists in toileting, oral care, nail care, catheter care, assists patients in wheel chairs, transports, turns bedridden patients, reports patient changes, and takes out trash.
  • Requires certification as a Nurse Assistant; functions may not exceed Standards of Practice as accorded by certification.
Certified Nurse Assistant Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Nursing Assistants

Job family population: 1,453,670

Estimated population of Certified Nurse Assistant jobs: 47,099

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$39,326
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Certified Nurse Assistant Job Listings for United States

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Jul 22
Daytona Beach, FL, USA
Maxim Healthcare Services
... Assistant (CNA) (or nurse aide, orderlies, patient care technician, home health aide) to provide assistance to patients with daily living tasks, under the supervision of a registered nurse.
CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant)
Jul 22
Rehoboth Beach, DE, USA
Maxim Healthcare Services
... Assistant (CNA) (or nurse aide, orderlies, patient care technician, home health aide) to provide assistance to patients with daily living tasks, under the supervision of a registered nurse.
Certified Nursing Assistant CNA - Hospice
Jul 22
Land O Lakes, FL, USA
CareerStaff Unlimited
These passionate qualified CNAs will have a strong focus on patient care and be a resourceful problem solver who thrives in a fast-paced environment. Qualified candidates should have six months of ...
Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
Jul 22
Kaneohe, HI, USA
Continuum Medical Staffing
Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) needed for 13-week assignment in Kaneohe, HI! Must have active Hawaii CNA license. Specific licensures and certifications/registrations required. Hawaii license. BLS ...
Certified Nurse Assistant (FT / Nights)
Jul 22
San Antonio, TX, USA
PSN Affiliates
Certified Nurse Assistant (PRN) FACILITY : Legent Orthopedic + Spine LOCATION: San Antonio, TX (zip 78249) TYPE : Full-Time / Nights POSITION SUMMARY: The Certified Nurse Assistant is responsible for ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Certified Nurse Assistant is $33,923 a year and $16 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Certified Nurse Assistant is between $25,917 and $40,481. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Certified Nurse Assistant. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Certified Nurse Assistant Job Listings for United States

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Jul 22
Daytona Beach, FL, USA
Maxim Healthcare Services
... Assistant (CNA) (or nurse aide, orderlies, patient care technician, home health aide) to provide assistance to patients with daily living tasks, under the supervision of a registered nurse.
CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant)
Jul 22
Rehoboth Beach, DE, USA
Maxim Healthcare Services
... Assistant (CNA) (or nurse aide, orderlies, patient care technician, home health aide) to provide assistance to patients with daily living tasks, under the supervision of a registered nurse.
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