What Is the Average Wage of a Certified Nursing Assistant?

What Is the Average Wage of a Certified Nursing Assistant?

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics lists the average wage of a certified nursing assistant as $12.07 per hour as of 2014. The wage range for this occupation runs from $9.03 to $17.39 per hour.

PayScale indicates a range of $8.82 to $14.72 per hour for CNAs with an average of $10.99 per hour. Salary.com lists $15.00 per hour as median income for CNAs, with a range of $12.00 to $18.00 per hour.

Each website also lists CNA salary breakdowns by industry, average salaries by location, bonus and overtime rates, employment rates by location, and pay rates by experience level.