Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Certified Nursing Assistant make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

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$59,016 / yrTotal Pay
$40,812 / yrBase Pay
$18,204 / yrAdditional Pay

$59,016

 / yr
$31K$436K
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The estimated total pay for a Certified Nursing Assistant is $59,016 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $40,812 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $18,204 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Some related job titles are Certified Nursing Assistant CNA Salaries with median pay of $55,009, Certified Nursing Assistant, Nursing Home Salaries with median pay of $86,862, CNA Salaries with median pay of $51,640, Certified Hospice Nursing Assistant Salaries with median pay of $82,406.

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ProMedica Senior Care
3.1

ProMedica Senior Care

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$9

$19

$9 - $19 Range

6,130 Jobs
Genesis Healthcare
3.0

Genesis Healthcare

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$11

$19

$11 - $19 Range

US Department of Veterans Affairs
3.7

US Department of Veterans Affairs

Certified Nursing Assistant

$42,558

 /yr
Range: $33K - $56K

$33K

$56K

$33,280 - $55,724 Range

Brookdale Senior Living
3.2

Brookdale Senior Living

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$11

$17

$11 - $17 Range

Life Care Centers of America
3.3

Life Care Centers of America

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$11

$19

$11 - $19 Range

Providence
3.7

Providence

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$14

$23

$14 - $23 Range

Golden LivingCenters
3.0

Golden LivingCenters

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $11 - $113

$11

$113

$11 - $113 Range

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Kindred Hospitals
3.2

Kindred Hospitals

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$11

$22

$11 - $22 Range

Maxim Healthcare Services
3.5

Maxim Healthcare Services

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$8

$20

$8 - $20 Range

BrightStar Care
3.9

BrightStar Care

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$10

$17

$10 - $17 Range

PruittHealth
3.2

PruittHealth

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$9

$20

$9 - $20 Range

Beaumont Health
3.3

Beaumont Health

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$14

$20

$14 - $20 Range

ProMedica Senior Care
3.1

ProMedica Senior Care

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$11

$15

$11 - $15 Range

BrightStar Care
3.9

BrightStar Care

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$11

$22

$11 - $22 Range

Advocate Aurora Health
3.9

Advocate Aurora Health

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$14

$17

$14 - $17 Range

Orlando Health
3.7

Orlando Health

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$12

$17

$12 - $17 Range

Banner Health
3.3

Banner Health

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$15

$19

$15 - $19 Range

Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society
3.4

Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$12

$17

$12 - $17 Range

Brookdale Senior Living
3.2

Brookdale Senior Living

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$10

$16

$10 - $16 Range

Trilogy Health Services
4.3

Trilogy Health Services

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$13

$15

$13 - $15 Range

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8 days ago by a Certified Nursing Assistant CNA with 4 to 6 years of experience

$19

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8 days ago by a PCT/CNA with 4 to 6 years of experience

$18

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8 days ago by a Certified Nursing Assistant CNA with 4 to 6 years of experience

$21

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8 days ago by a Certified Nursing Assistant CNA with 4 to 6 years of experience

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$17

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8 days ago by a Caregiver, CNA with less than one year of experience

$32,000

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8 days ago by a Certified Nursing Assistant CNA with 1 to 3 years of experience

$23

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8 days ago by a Certified Nursing Assistant with 1 to 3 years of experience

$16

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8 days ago by a Certified Nursing Assistant CNA with 4 to 6 years of experience

$15

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8 days ago by a Certified Nursing Assistant CNA with 10 to 14 years of experience

$16

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8 days ago by a Caregiver, CNA with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Certified Nursing Assistant salaries

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

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

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

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