Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Certified Nursing Assistant make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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$38,363 / yrTotal Pay
$36,696 / yrBase Pay
$1,667 / yrAdditional Pay

$38,363

 / yr
$27K$54K
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The estimated total pay for a Certified Nursing Assistant is $38,363 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $36,696 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 $1,667 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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Related Job Titles

For Certified Nursing Assistant

Some related job titles are Certified Nursing Assistant CNA Salaries with median pay of $39,938, Certified Nursing Assistant, Nursing Home Salaries with median pay of $76,681, CNA Salaries with median pay of $38,873, Certified Hospice Nursing Assistant Salaries with median pay of $77,940.

Top Paying Companies

For a Certified Nursing Assistant in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Certified Nursing Assistant in United States. Employers include CNA, Kaiser Permanente and US Department of Veterans Affairs.

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CNA
CNA
$49,303/yr
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Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

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Date of Time

Observer

United States of America

 | <1 year

$15

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Certified Nursing Assistant CNA

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$21

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Certified Nursing Assistant CNA

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$18

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Certified Nursing Assistant CNA

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$25

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Caregiver, CNA

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$25

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Patient Care Nursing Assistant (PCNA)

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$30,700

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
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Certified Nursing Assistant CNA

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$13

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday

Certified Nursing Assistant pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Certified Nursing Assistant is $36,696 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Certified Nursing Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3541 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Certified Nursing Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Certified Nursing Assistant in United States is $50,941 per year.

The lowest salary for a Certified Nursing Assistant in United States is $26,435 per year.

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