CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$24,000
$19,000
Min 10%
$24,000
Median 50%
$30,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Richmond, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
3.2 years
How much does a certified nursing assistant make?
Certified Nursing Assistants in America make an average salary of $24,133 per year or $11.6 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $19,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $30,000. Most Certified Nursing Assistant jobs are in Health Care companies and Professional companies. The best states for high paying Certified Nursing Assistant jobs are California, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and North Dakota. The typical tenure for a Certified Nursing Assistant is 3.2 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Assistant
$63,975

Average Certified Nursing Assistant Salary By Company

Certified Nursing Assistant jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Health Care companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. CentraState Healthcare System and Saint Mary's Hospital are the best paying companies for Certified Nursing Assistants. Companies like Kalispell Regional Healthcare and Davis Health Systems also pay high salaries to their Certified Nursing Assistants.

Average Certified Nursing Assistant Salary By Location

As a Certified Nursing Assistant in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $24,133 per year or $11.6 per hour. Working in Richmond, CA as a Certified Nursing Assistant will pay you the highest wages at around $31,884 per year. Even an entry-level Certified Nursing Assistant makes $25,000 per year in Richmond, CA. California, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and North Dakota are the top 5 highest earning states for Certified Nursing Assistants. Kentucky, Florida, Georgia, Virginia, and South Carolina have the lowest reported salaries for Certified Nursing Assistants.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Richmond, CA
$31,884
2
Las Vegas, NV
$30,142
3
Salt Lake City, UT
$30,086
4
Portland, OR
$29,969
5
Des Moines, WA
$29,777

RECENTLY ADDED Certified Nursing Assistant SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Home Care Partners of Nebraska
Certified Nursing Assistant
Lincoln, NE
09/30/2019
$27,131
Chi Living Communities
Certified Nursing Assistant
09/30/2019
$25,044
Brightstar Care of Sugar Land/Katy
Certified Nursing Assistant
Houston, TX
09/30/2019
$20,870
Western Nebraska Veteran's Home
Certified Nursing Assistant
09/30/2019
$30,178
Brightstar Care of NW Pittsburgh
Certified Nursing Assistant
Pittsburgh, PA
09/30/2019
$20,870
Mtn View Care Center
Certified Nursing Assistant
09/30/2019
$35,479
Kendal at Oberlin
Certified Nursing Assistant
09/30/2019
$28,070
Brightstar Care of West Hartford
Certified Nursing Assistant
09/30/2019
$31,305
Home Care Assistance
Certified Nursing Assistant
09/30/2019
$29,218
USG Staffing LLC
Certified Nursing Assistant
09/30/2019
$35,479
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