How much does a Certified Nursing Assistant make?

Updated Jul 23, 2021

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$35,417 /yr
Average Base Pay

10,382 salaries

$26K

Low

$35K

Average

$49K

High

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The national average salary for Certified Nursing Assistant is $35,417 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Certified Nursing Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 10382 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Certified Nursing Assistant employees.

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ProMedica Senior Care
2.9

ProMedica Senior Care

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $9 - $17
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$9

$17

$9 - $17 Range

Genesis Healthcare
3

Genesis Healthcare

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $17

$10

$17

$10 - $17 Range

US Department of Veterans Affairs
3.7

US Department of Veterans Affairs

Certified Nursing Assistant

$39,296

 /yr
Range: $31K - $52K

$31K

$52K

$30,822 - $51,608 Range

Brookdale Senior Living
3.1

Brookdale Senior Living

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $10 - $16

$10

$16

$10 - $16 Range

Life Care Centers of America
3.1

Life Care Centers of America

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $18

$10

$18

$10 - $18 Range

Providence
3.7

Providence

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $14 - $21

$14

$21

$14 - $21 Range

Golden LivingCenters
3.1

Golden LivingCenters

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $104

$10

$104

$10 - $104 Range

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Maxim Healthcare Group
3.5

Maxim Healthcare Group

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $8 - $18

$8

$18

$8 - $18 Range

Kindred Healthcare
3.1

Kindred Healthcare

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $10 - $21

$10

$21

$10 - $21 Range

BrightStar Care
3.9

BrightStar Care

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $9 - $16

$9

$16

$9 - $16 Range

PruittHealth
2.9

PruittHealth

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $8 - $18

$8

$18

$8 - $18 Range

Beaumont Health
3.2

Beaumont Health

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $19

$13

$19

$13 - $19 Range

ProMedica Senior Care
2.9

ProMedica Senior Care

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $14

$10

$14

$10 - $14 Range

Advocate Aurora Health
3.9

Advocate Aurora Health

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $16

$13

$16

$13 - $16 Range

BrightStar Care
3.9

BrightStar Care

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $16

$10

$16

$10 - $16 Range

Orlando Health
3.8

Orlando Health

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $11 - $16

$11

$16

$11 - $16 Range

Banner Health
3.5

Banner Health

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $22

$14

$22

$14 - $22 Range

Avamere Family of Companies
3.4

Avamere Family of Companies

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $17

$13

$17

$13 - $17 Range

Trilogy Health Services
4

Trilogy Health Services

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $12 - $14

$12

$14

$12 - $14 Range

Five Star Senior Living
3.1

Five Star Senior Living

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $17

$10

$17

$10 - $17 Range

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The national average salary for a Certified Nursing Assistant is $35,417 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Certified Nursing Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 10382 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Certified Nursing Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Certified Nursing Assistant in United States is $48,894 per year.

The lowest salary for a Certified Nursing Assistant in United States is $25,654 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$14
hourly
A Nursing Assistant in the Iowa City, IA Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Iowa City, IA Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital
$13
hourly
A Certified Nursing Assistant CNA in the Birmingham, AL Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Birmingham, AL Area area
Per Diem
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$11
hourly
A Nursing Assistant in the El Paso, TX Area area reported making $11 per hour
Job Highlights
El Paso, TX Area area
Part-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Public
$15
hourly
A PCT/CNA in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Hospital
$16
hourly
A Certified Nursing Assistant CNA in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
San Diego, CA Area area
Part-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$16
hourly
A Certified Nursing Assistant CNA in the Lakeland, FL Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Lakeland, FL Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$13
hourly
A Certified Nursing Assistant CNA in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
 
Full-time
Hospital
$20
hourly
A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
An Observer in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$10,000,000
per year
A Certified Nursing Assistant CNA in the Fayetteville, NC Area area reported making $10,000,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Fayetteville, NC Area area
Part-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private