How much does a Certified Nursing Assistant CNA make?

Updated Dec 1, 2021

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Experience

$36,057 /yr
Average Base Pay

10,490 salaries

$26K

Low

$36K

Average

$50K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The average salary for Certified Nursing Assistant CNA is $36,057 per year in the United States. The average additional cash compensation for a Certified Nursing Assistant CNA in the United States is undefined, with a range from undefined - undefined. Salaries estimates are based on 10490 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Certified Nursing Assistant CNA employees in the United States.

What is the salary trajectory for a Certified Nursing Assistant?

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What are some related job titles for a Certified Nursing Assistant Cna?

Certified Medical Assistant

$36,552

per year

Home Health Aide

$29,808

per year

Private Duty CNA

$36,057

per year

Certified Nursing Assistant, Long-Term Care

$36,057

per year

What is the average pay for a Certified Nursing Assistant CNA at different companies?

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ProMedica Senior Care
3

ProMedica Senior Care

Certified Nursing Assistant CNA - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $11 - $20

$11

$20

$11 - $20 Range

Life Care Centers of America
3

Life Care Centers of America

Certified Nursing Assistant CNA - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $10 - $21

$10

$21

$10 - $21 Range

Genesis Healthcare
2.9

Genesis Healthcare

Certified Nursing Assistant CNA - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $10 - $26

$10

$26

$10 - $26 Range

Providence
3.7

Providence

Certified Nursing Assistant CNA - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $5 - $29

$5

$29

$5 - $29 Range

Brookdale Senior Living
3.1

Brookdale Senior Living

Certified Nursing Assistant CNA - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $10 - $19

$10

$19

$10 - $19 Range

Barrett Moving and Storage
3.5

Barrett Moving and Storage

Certified Nursing Assistant CNA - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $10 - $21

$10

$21

$10 - $21 Range

BrightStar Care
4

BrightStar Care

Certified Nursing Assistant CNA - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $11 - $21

$11

$21

$11 - $21 Range

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National HealthCare
3.6

National HealthCare

Certified Nursing Assistant CNA - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $9 - $18

$9

$18

$9 - $18 Range

BAYADA Home Health Care
4

BAYADA Home Health Care

Certified Nursing Assistant CNA - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $9 - $16

$9

$16

$9 - $16 Range

Brookdale Senior Living
3.1

Brookdale Senior Living

Certified Nursing Assistant CNA - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $10 - $21

$10

$21

$10 - $21 Range

Maxim Healthcare Group
3.4

Maxim Healthcare Group

Certified Nursing Assistant CNA - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $11 - $25

$11

$25

$11 - $25 Range

Advocate Aurora Health
3.8

Advocate Aurora Health

Certified Nursing Assistant CNA - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $12 - $18

$12

$18

$12 - $18 Range

PruittHealth
3.1

PruittHealth

Certified Nursing Assistant CNA - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $16

$10

$16

$10 - $16 Range

US Department of Veterans Affairs
3.7

US Department of Veterans Affairs

Certified Nursing Assistant CNA

$38,057

 /yr
Range: $23K - $61K

$23K

$61K

$23,386 - $60,587 Range

Trilogy Health Services
4.1

Trilogy Health Services

Certified Nursing Assistant CNA - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $18

$12

$18

$12 - $18 Range

CHI
3.5

CHI

Certified Nursing Assistant CNA - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $12 - $21

$12

$21

$12 - $21 Range

Advocate Aurora Health
3.8

Advocate Aurora Health

Certified Nursing Assistant CNA - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $13 - $19

$13

$19

$13 - $19 Range

Ascension
3.4

Ascension

Certified Nursing Assistant CNA - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $19

$12

$19

$12 - $19 Range

BAYADA Home Health Care
4

BAYADA Home Health Care

Certified Nursing Assistant CNA - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $9 - $27

$9

$27

$9 - $27 Range

Interim HealthCare
3.6

Interim HealthCare

Certified Nursing Assistant CNA - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $9 - $21

$9

$21

$9 - $21 Range

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The national average salary for a Certified Nursing Assistant CNA is $36,057 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Certified Nursing Assistant CNA salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 10490 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Certified Nursing Assistant CNA employees.

The highest salary for a Certified Nursing Assistant CNA in United States is $49,698 per year.

The lowest salary for a Certified Nursing Assistant CNA in United States is $26,160 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant CNA or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Certified Nursing Assistant CNA.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent certified nursing assistant cna salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$30
hourly
A Certified Nursing Assistant CNA in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$11
hourly
A Certified Nursing Assistant CNA in the Fort Smith, AR Area area reported making $11 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Fort Smith, AR Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$16
hourly
A Certified Nursing Assistant CNA in the Bridgeport, CT Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Bridgeport, CT Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$15
hourly
A Certified Nursing Assistant CNA in the Charlottesville, VA Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
Charlottesville, VA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Hospital
$21
hourly
A Certified Nursing Assistant CNA in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$16
hourly
A Certified Nursing Assistant CNA in the Bogalusa, LA Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Bogalusa, LA Area area
Per Diem
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$13
hourly
A Certified Nursing Assistant CNA in the Liberal, KS Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Liberal, KS Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Hospital
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