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Certified Nurse Assistant Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$36,469 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Certified Nurse Assistant is $36,469 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Certified Nurse Assistant is between $27,863 and $43,519. 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 Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Chicago, Illinois, 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:
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 2,705,994 (2018), 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 Assistant Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Jun 24
Chicago, IL, USA
Fox Lake Foot Care LLC
We are seeking a CNA PCT to join our team! You will work alongside Doctor to provide high quality patient care. Responsibilities: * Provide patient care under direction of Doctor * Administer ...
Jun 11
Chicago, United States
Presence Health
SUMMARY The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Senior Services performs various duties under the ... Provides direct patient/resident care as assigned by the licensed nurse and communicates patient ...
Part-time,CNA, 3rd Shift
May 21
Chicago, IL, USA
Felician Sisters of North America
CNA, Part Time, 3rd shift General Summary: Our aides provide direct care to residents which include assistance with personal hygiene, dressing, dining, transporting and restorative care. These ...
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
May 9
HealthStaff Pro
Summary Description CNAs (Certified Nursing Assistants) care for patients by providing comfort and helping them with daily tasks they may not be able to do on their own. The CNA is the patient's main ...
Certified Nursing Assistant / CNA
May 21
Chicago, IL, USA
MADO Healthcare
The CNA supports the health and well-being of our clients through the provision of direct care services. If this description sounds like you, read on! Qualifications: * A certified nursing assistant ...
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