Certified Nurses' Aide Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$29,000
$23,000
$29,000
$38,000
Certified nurses' aides in the United States make an average salary of $29,887 per year or $14.37 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $23,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $38,000. If you like following the crowd, health care and non profits companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out health care, professional, and non profits companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. New York, Hawaii, Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts provide the highest certified nurses' aide salaries.
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Map of Certified Nurses' Aide Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Certified Nurses' Aides earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Certified Nurses' Aide Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to New York, Hawaii and Maine, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for certified nurses' aides. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Missouri, Texas, and Arkansas.

Average Certified Nurses' Aide Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a certified nurses' aide, working for Vibrant or LifeCare might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like SC Department of Commerce and Northwell Health report highly competitive salaries for certified nurses' aides.

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Certified Nurses' Aide Salary History

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Certified Nurses' Aide Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a certified nurses' aide can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Certified Nurses' Aide Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
07/28/2020
07/28/2020
$21,914
$21,914
07/28/2020
Helen Newberry Joy Hospital
Helen Newberry Joy Hospital
Certified Nurse Aide-Long Term Care-Night Shift
Certified Nurse Aide-Long Term Care-Night Shift
Certified Nurse Aide-Long Term Care-Night Shift
07/28/2020
07/28/2020
$29,844
$29,844
07/28/2020
Home Health Aide/Certified Nurse Aide
Home Health Aide/Certified Nurse Aide
07/25/2020
07/25/2020
$24,522
$24,522
07/25/2020
Prestige Healthcare
Prestige Healthcare
Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
07/24/2020
07/24/2020
$33,809
$33,809
07/24/2020
Certified Nurse Aide-CWS
Certified Nurse Aide-CWS
07/07/2020
07/07/2020
$36,245
$36,245
07/07/2020
Americare Senior Living
Americare Senior Living
Certified Nurse Aide-SNF
Certified Nurse Aide-SNF
Certified Nurse Aide-SNF
06/21/2020
06/21/2020
$22,957
$22,957
06/21/2020
Certified Nursing Aide-Snf
Certified Nursing Aide-Snf
06/21/2020
06/21/2020
$32,349
$32,349
06/21/2020
Certified Nurse Aide
Certified Nurse Aide
06/15/2020
06/15/2020
$27,131
$27,131
06/15/2020
Prestige Healthcare
Prestige Healthcare
Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
06/13/2020
06/13/2020
$31,931
$31,931
06/13/2020
Certified Nurse Aide (Shahbaz)-Flex
Certified Nurse Aide (Shahbaz)-Flex
06/11/2020
06/11/2020
$30,408
$30,408
06/11/2020