How much does a Certified Nursing Assistant make?

Updated Jun 16, 2021

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$35,417 /yr
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10,383 salaries

$26K

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$35K

Average

$49K

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The national average salary for a Certified Nursing Assistant is $35,416 in United States. Filter by location to see Certified Nursing Assistant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 10,383 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Certified Nursing Assistant employees.

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US Department of Veterans Affairs
3.7

US Department of Veterans Affairs

Certified Nursing Assistant

$38,560

 /yr
Range: $26K - $79K
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$26K

$79K

$26,279 - $78,698 Range

Kindred Healthcare
3

Kindred Healthcare

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $11 - $21

$11

$21

$11 - $21 Range

Golden LivingCenters
2.9

Golden LivingCenters

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $11 - $19

$11

$19

$11 - $19 Range

Beaumont Health
3.2

Beaumont Health

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $18

$13

$18

$13 - $18 Range

Five Star Senior Living
3.2

Five Star Senior Living

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $10 - $18

$10

$18

$10 - $18 Range

Renown Health
3.5

Renown Health

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $13 - $18

$13

$18

$13 - $18 Range

Riverside Health System
3.6

Riverside Health System

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $14

$10

$14

$10 - $14 Range

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UPMC
3.5

UPMC

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $18

$12

$18

$12 - $18 Range

University of Wisconsin Hospital And Clinics
4

University of Wisconsin Hospital And Clinics

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $15 - $19

$15

$19

$15 - $19 Range

Aurora Health Care
3.8

Aurora Health Care

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $18

$12

$18

$12 - $18 Range

Life Care Centers of America
3.1

Life Care Centers of America

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $11 - $18

$11

$18

$11 - $18 Range

MultiCare Health System
3.7

MultiCare Health System

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $32

$16

$32

$16 - $32 Range

CentraCare Health
3.6

CentraCare Health

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $18

$14

$18

$14 - $18 Range

Prime Healthcare Services
3

Prime Healthcare Services

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $179

$12

$179

$12 - $179 Range

FirstLight Home Care
4

FirstLight Home Care

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $4 - $16

$4

$16

$4 - $16 Range

ArchCare
3

ArchCare

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $21

$16

$21

$16 - $21 Range

Allina Health
3.7

Allina Health

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $12 - $24

$12

$24

$12 - $24 Range

Swedish
3.3

Swedish

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $22 - $25

$22

$25

$22 - $25 Range

Benedictine Health System
3

Benedictine Health System

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $15 - $20

$15

$20

$15 - $20 Range

Henry Ford Health System
3.9

Henry Ford Health System

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $19

$13

$19

$13 - $19 Range

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$17
hourly
A PCT/CNA in the Appleton, WI Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Appleton, WI Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$18
hourly
A Certified Nursing Assistant CNA in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$14
hourly
A CNA, PNA in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Certified Nursing Assistant CNA in the Cadillac, MI Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Cadillac, MI Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$15
hourly
A Certified Nursing Assistant CNA in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$17
hourly
A Certified Nursing Assistant CNA in the Winston-Salem, NC Area area reported making $17 per hour
Additional Pay
$500 cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Winston-Salem, NC Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$16
hourly
A Nursing Assistant in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
San Diego, CA Area area
Per Diem
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$17
hourly
A QMAP in the Warsaw, IN Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Warsaw, IN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
A Certified Nursing Assistant CNA in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Hospital