Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Salaries in the United States

Based on 1,001,223,403 CNA hours reported by Skilled Nursing Facilities in the US (2018)
Average Hourly Wage (2018)
$16.46 / hour
Lowest (25%): $12.34 / hour
Highest (25%): $20.57 / hour
Average CNA hourly wage in the United States (2013-2018)

How much does a CNA get paid in the United States?

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) are paid an average of $16.46 per hour ($34,232 annually) in the United States based on 1,001,223,403 hours of CNA wage information reported by Skilled Nursing Facilities for the fiscal year ending in 2018 to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

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Average Annual CNA Salaries
United States

Year Avg Salary CNA Hours
2018 $34,232 1,001,223,403
2017 $32,999 1,145,901,391
2016 $31,750 1,107,481,282
2015 $30,572 1,118,028,931
2014 $30,002 1,121,587,524
2013 $29,677 904,748,925