upper level job

How much does a CNA make in the United States? The average CNA salary in the United States is $36,290 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $33,250 and $39,960. 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.

500+ CNA job openings Go >
CNA Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile CNA Salary $30,482 US June 27, 2024
25th Percentile CNA Salary $33,250 US June 27, 2024
50th Percentile CNA Salary $36,290 US June 27, 2024
75th Percentile CNA Salary $39,960 US June 27, 2024
90th Percentile CNA Salary $43,301 US June 27, 2024
25% $33,250 10% $30,482 90% $43,301 75% $39,960 $36,290 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
Change Search Criteria

CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant

Heritage Hall Healthcare & Rehab Center - Lexington, VA

CNA Certified Nursing Assistant

Emporia Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center - Emporia, VA

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Nights

Heritage Hall Healthcare & Rehab Center - Blackstone, VA

download asset banner
Facing Salary Structure Challenges? Let Our Expert Guide You
The job market is increasingly challenging. Our whitepaper, Navigating the Challenges of Creating Salary Structures, offers guidance on creating salary structures. Provide your phone number and work email to download the full version.
We will handle your contact details in line with our Privacy Policy. If you prefer not to receive marketing emails from Salary.com, you can opt-out out of marketing communications at any time by clicking unsubscribe.

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 2024 Salary.com)

Employers: Job Description Management Tool

Job Openings for CNA
  • JOB SUMMARY. Provides direct and indirect resident care activities under the direction of an RN or LPN. Assists residents with activities or daily living, ...
    - 10 Days Ago
  • CNA. STARTING RATE: $17.50 (paying $17.50 - $18.00 per hour, depending on experience). SIGN-ON BONUS:* up to $3,000. SHIFT:* Full-Time, All Shifts. _*Note:...
    - 0 Months Ago
  • Compensation & Benefits. Salary: $14.00-$17.00/hour based on experience. Shift Differentials. Evening: 0.75 (included in pay range). Night: $0.75 (included...
    - 4 Months Ago
  • TOP WORKPLACE OF 2023. Brighton Hospice offers a different work environment in healthcare with several benefits. Flexible schedule options, decompression t...
    - 13 Days Ago
  • Providing great patient care. Answering patient calls and determining how best to help them. Providing physical support for patients or residents with dail...
    - 13 Days Ago

Career Path for this job

  1. This Job:

    CNA


    High School Diploma or Technical Certificate

  2. Up a level:

    Nursing Assistant

    0 - 1 years experience
    High School Diploma or Technical Certificate

Not the job you're looking for? Search more salaries here:

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?

Salary.com's CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst

Take just three simple steps below to generate your own personalized salary report

Step 1 of 3

Understand the total compensation opportunity for a CNA, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
33250
39960
36290

Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
33320
40030
36350
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of CNA in the United States. The base salary for CNA ranges from $33,250 to $39,960 with the average base salary of $36,290. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $33,320 to $40,030 with the average total cash compensation of $36,350.
Step 2 of 3

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.

33250
39960

 

Step 3 of 3

How much should you be paid?

View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Recently searched related titles: Direct Care Worker, Mastectomy Fitter, Private Duty CNA

Recently searched companies with related titles : The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Certified Nursing Assistant, Kaiser Permanente Certified Nursing Assistant, Veterans Affairs Hospital CNA

Recently searched related titles: Claims Appeals Representative, Health Care Technician, Restorative Nursing Assistant

Jobs with a similar salary range to CNA : Content Executive, Pediatric Nursing Assistant, Nursing Care Technician, CNA Instructor

Salary estimation for CNA at companies like : Construction Company, Incorporated filed As, St David's Georgetown Hospital, Dept of Computer Science

Jobs with a similar salary range to CNA : Dog Warden, Link Builder, Traffic Flagger