CNA salaries vary with experience, geography and specialty. Median annual CNA salaries were about $25,590 in May 2016. The lowest 10 percent earned a CNA salary of less than about $20,040 and the highest 10 percent earned a CNA wage of more than about $37,900.
CNA salaries in the industries employing the largest numbers of nursing assistants in May 2016 were:
CNA pay in industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation in May 2016 was:
CNA wages in top paying industries in May 2016 were:
CNA salaries by state from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics are shown in the map below: