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How much does a CNA make?

Updated Nov 25, 2021

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Employer Size

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

Seniority Levels

L2
Certified Nursing Assistant$36,057 /yr
L3
Certified Nursing Assistant IIINo Salary Reports
Career Path

Related Job Titles

Certified Nursing Assistant

$36,057

per year

Certified Nursing Assistant CNA

$36,057

per year

Medication Aide

$31,759

per year

Rehab/CNA

$36,057

per year

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ProMedica Senior Care
3

ProMedica Senior Care

CNA - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $9 - $20
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$9

$20

$9 - $20 Range

Genesis Healthcare
2.9

Genesis Healthcare

CNA - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $9 - $21

$9

$21

$9 - $21 Range

Life Care Centers of America
3

Life Care Centers of America

CNA - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $18

$10

$18

$10 - $18 Range

Brookdale Senior Living
3.1

Brookdale Senior Living

CNA - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $9 - $1K

$9

$1K

$9 - $1,321 Range

Kindred Healthcare
3.2

Kindred Healthcare

CNA - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $11 - $20

$11

$20

$11 - $20 Range

Golden LivingCenters
3.4

Golden LivingCenters

CNA - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $9 - $18

$9

$18

$9 - $18 Range

Consulate Health Care
2.6

Consulate Health Care

CNA - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $10 - $17

$10

$17

$10 - $17 Range

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BrightStar Care
4

BrightStar Care

CNA - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $6 - $20

$6

$20

$6 - $20 Range

American Senior Communities
3.8

American Senior Communities

CNA - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $10 - $16

$10

$16

$10 - $16 Range

Sava Senior Care
2.8

Sava Senior Care

CNA - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $16

$10

$16

$10 - $16 Range

Maxim Healthcare Group
3.4

Maxim Healthcare Group

CNA - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $9 - $17

$9

$17

$9 - $17 Range

ProMedica Senior Care
3

ProMedica Senior Care

CNA - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $9 - $16

$9

$16

$9 - $16 Range

National HealthCare
3.6

National HealthCare

CNA - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $9 - $16

$9

$16

$9 - $16 Range

Avamere Family of Companies
3.4

Avamere Family of Companies

CNA - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $2K

$13

$2K

$13 - $1,742 Range

PruittHealth
3.1

PruittHealth

CNA - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $9 - $16

$9

$16

$9 - $16 Range

BrightStar Care
4

BrightStar Care

CNA - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $11 - $15

$11

$15

$11 - $15 Range

Banner Health
3.4

Banner Health

CNA - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $22

$13

$22

$13 - $22 Range

Trilogy Health Services
4.1

Trilogy Health Services

CNA - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $11 - $16

$11

$16

$11 - $16 Range

Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society
3.2

$11

$17

$11 - $17 Range

Brookdale Senior Living
3.1

Brookdale Senior Living

CNA - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $10 - $16

$10

$16

$10 - $16 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a CNA salaries

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

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

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

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

Recent Salary Reports

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

$30
hourly
A Certified Nursing Assistant CNA in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$18
hourly
A State Tested Nursing Assistant in the Cincinnati, OH Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Cincinnati, OH Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$18
hourly
A CNA in the Kansas City, MO Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Kansas City, MO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Franchise
$13
hourly
A Nursing Assistant in the Ogden, UT Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
Ogden, UT Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Hospital
$15
hourly
A PCT/CNA in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital
$15
hourly
A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in the Salt Lake City, UT Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Salt Lake City, UT Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$12
hourly
A Certified Nursing Assistant CNA in the Madison, WI Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Madison, WI Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital
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