How much does a CNA make?

Updated Sep 24, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$36,052 /yr
Average Base Pay

10,500 salaries

$26K

Low

$36K

Average

$50K

High

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

Seniority Levels

L2
Certified Nursing Assistant$36,052 /yr
L3
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$36,052

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$36,052

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$31,687

per year

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$36,052

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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
3

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 - $1,317 Range

Kindred Healthcare
3.2

Kindred Healthcare

CNA - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $11 - $20

$11

$20

$11 - $20 Range

Golden LivingCenters
3.3

Golden LivingCenters

CNA - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $9 - $18

$9

$18

$9 - $18 Range

Consulate Health Care
2.4

Consulate Health Care

CNA - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $10 - $17

$10

$17

$10 - $17 Range

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BrightStar Care
3.9

BrightStar Care

CNA - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $6 - $20

$6

$20

$6 - $20 Range

American Senior Communities
3.1

American Senior Communities

CNA - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $10 - $16

$10

$16

$10 - $16 Range

Sava Senior Care
2.9

Sava Senior Care

CNA - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $16

$10

$16

$10 - $16 Range

Maxim Healthcare Group
3.5

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

Avamere Family of Companies
3.3

Avamere Family of Companies

CNA - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $2K

$13

$2K

$13 - $1,737 Range

National HealthCare
3.4

National HealthCare

CNA - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $10 - $16

$10

$16

$10 - $16 Range

PruittHealth
3

PruittHealth

CNA - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $9 - $16

$9

$16

$9 - $16 Range

BrightStar Care
3.9

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
3.3

$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 $36,052 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a CNA salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 10500 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a CNA employees.

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

The lowest salary for a CNA in United States is $26,159 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.

$16
hourly
A Nursing Assistant in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$13
hourly
A Certified Nursing Assistant CNA in the Twin Falls, ID Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Twin Falls, ID Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Certified Nursing Assistant (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
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$17
hourly
A Certified Nursing Assistant CNA in the Indianapolis, IN Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Indianapolis, IN Area area
Per Diem
 
1 to 50 employees
Hospital
$17
hourly
A Nursing Assistant in the Baltimore, MD Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Baltimore, MD Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
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