CNA salaries vary with experience, geography and specialty. Median annual CNA salaries were about $27,500 in May 2017. The lowest 10 percent earned a CNA salary of less than about $20,700 and the highest 10 percent earned a CNA wage of more than about $38,600.
CNA salaries in the industries employing the largest numbers of nursing assistants in May 2017 were:
CNA salaries by state from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics are shown in the map below: