How much does a Certified Nursing Assistant make? The median annual Certified Nursing Assistant salary is $30,617, as of September 30, 2016, with a range usually between $27,754-$34,054, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. 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 $30,617, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Certified Nursing Assistant in the United States are expected to make less than $30,617.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Certified Nursing Assistant that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Certified Nursing Assistant are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2016
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 full job description