CNA Salary in the United States

How much does a CNA make in the United States? The average CNA salary in the United States is $31,430 as of May 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $28,640 and $34,700. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

The CNA assists patients in dressing or undressing, bathing, or eating. Performs various direct patient care activities under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Being a CNA aids physicians and nursing staff members with procedures if needed. Collects non-invasive body fluid specimens or gathers vital signs. In addition, CNA documents patient interactions as needed. Requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a registered nurse or manager. Requires certified nursing assistant (CNA). Requires applicable state license. CNA's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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