Certified Nursing Assistant Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Certified Nursing Assistant, CNA

What is the average annual salary for Certified Nursing Assistant?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Certified Nursing Assistant may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Certified Nursing Assistant in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Certified Nursing Assistant in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Certified Nursing Assistant in the United States is $30,681 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Certified Nursing Assistant in the United States are expected to make less than $30,681.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $30,681
  • 10%$25,282
  • 25%$27,855
  • 75%$33,803
  • 90%$36,644

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Job Description for Certified Nursing Assistant

Performs various direct patient care activities under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Assists patients in dressing or undressing, bathing, or eating. Collects non-invasive body fluid specimens or gathers vital signs but does not start or administer intravenous fluids. Aids physicians and nursing staff members with procedures if needed. Documents patient interactions as needed. Requires a high school diploma and certification from an accredited nursing assistant program. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a registered nurse or manager. View Certified Nursing Assistant job description

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Categories:  Healthcare -- Nursing

Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare

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