The average pay for a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) is $11.10 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Telemetry and Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Job Description for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
Certified nurse assistants (CNAs) provide care to patients, often in facilities such as nursing homes. They generally assist patients with basic needs, such as bathing, dressing, mobility, positioning, eating, and grooming, among other things. They often care for multiple patients who have a variety of health needs and personal abilities, so it is important for nurse assistants to be knowledgeable of the types of care which should be administered and sensitive to the needs of individual patients.