How much does a Certified Nursing Assistant make?

Updated Sep 23, 2021

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$36,052 /yr
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10,500 salaries

$26K

Low

$36K

Average

$50K

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The national average salary for Certified Nursing Assistant is $36,052 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Certified Nursing Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 10500 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Certified Nursing Assistant employees.

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ProMedica Senior Care
3

ProMedica Senior Care

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $9 - $18
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$9

$18

$9 - $18 Range

Genesis Healthcare
3

Genesis Healthcare

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $10 - $18

$10

$18

$10 - $18 Range

US Department of Veterans Affairs
3.7

US Department of Veterans Affairs

Certified Nursing Assistant

$40,036

 /yr
Range: $31K - $53K

$31K

$53K

$31,402 - $52,580 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

Life Care Centers of America

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $11 - $18

$11

$18

$11 - $18 Range

Providence
3.7

Providence

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $14 - $21

$14

$21

$14 - $21 Range

Golden LivingCenters
3.3

Golden LivingCenters

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $106

$10

$106

$10 - $106 Range

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Maxim Healthcare Group
3.5

Maxim Healthcare Group

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $8 - $19

$8

$19

$8 - $19 Range

Kindred Healthcare
3.2

Kindred Healthcare

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $21

$12

$21

$12 - $21 Range

BrightStar Care
3.9

BrightStar Care

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $9 - $16

$9

$16

$9 - $16 Range

PruittHealth
3

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
3

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: $11 - $16

$11

$16

$11 - $16 Range

Orlando Health
3.7

Orlando Health

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $16

$12

$16

$12 - $16 Range

Banner Health
3.4

Banner Health

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $18

$14

$18

$14 - $18 Range

Avamere Family of Companies
3.3

Avamere Family of Companies

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $17

$13

$17

$13 - $17 Range

Trilogy Health Services
4.1

Trilogy Health Services

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $14

$12

$14

$12 - $14 Range

Five Star Senior Living
3

Five Star Senior Living

Certified Nursing Assistant - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $11 - $17

$11

$17

$11 - $17 Range

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The national average salary for a Certified Nursing Assistant is $36,052 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Certified Nursing Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 10500 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Certified Nursing Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Certified Nursing Assistant in United States is $49,687 per year.

The lowest salary for a Certified Nursing Assistant in United States is $26,159 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$12
hourly
A Certified Nursing Assistant CNA in the Providence, RI Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Providence, RI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$17
hourly
A Nursing Assistant in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Per Diem
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$18
hourly
A Certified Nursing Assistant CNA in the Cincinnati, OH Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Cincinnati, OH Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Hospital
$10
hourly
A Certified Nursing Assistant CNA in the Whitewater, WI Area area reported making $10 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Whitewater, WI Area area
 
Full-time
Company - Private