Google Trend graph of a CNA shows it’s been on a steady incline even before January 2004 up until 2013. The CNA interest definitely has a built in cyclical reoccurance as you can see from the interest graph below. The trend with a CNA career is expected to stay stable and solid with years to come.
Bureau of Labor Statistics information for a Nursing Aides which is what the BLS categorizes the overall salary analysis for CNA’s under. While the salary is listed as $24,010 a year and about $11.54 an hour we have more specific figures related to specifically CNA’s below in our state by state analysis from actual job listings from the more advanced CNA professional. If you use our state by state salary data below for CNA’s you’ll see you can earn as much as $25,000 a year which is around $990 more a year by choosing one of the highest paying states in a CNA job.
The total number of CNA’s in the United States was reported by the BLS to be 1,505,300 in the job market in 2010 and the growth is expected to reach 20% from 2010 – 2020. The growth rate will add an additional 302,000 nursing jobs to the market. If you are not aware of what CNA stands for, it’s a Certified Nursing Assistant. It typically requires at least a Postsecondary non-degree award or CNA Training classes online or in a classroom for the certification.
It’s important to take a look at where you’ll be working as a CNA because it can dramatically effect the amount you’re paid. Our state by state CNA salary data below shows you how much you’ll make in each state in the United States.
Listed below is information that is specific to a CNA job salaries that you can expect to receive in that state area. Our state by state breakdown allows you to see which state is best to get a job as a CNA. The salary information provided below is off of real-world job listings for CNA’s and the pay offered for those jobs. We source Indeed, Simply Hired, PayScale and GlassDoor.com. The information provided by Indeed about their process for collecting salary averages is as follows: “Indeed Salary Search is based on an index of salary information extracted from over 50 million job postings from thousands of unique sources over the last 12 months. Many job descriptions don’t contain salary information, but there are enough that do to produce statistically significant median salaries for millions of keyword, job title and location combinations – in fact, most job searches you are likely to think of. As new jobs are added each day, the Indeed Salary Search index is automatically updated with fresh salary data, so the salary results are as up-to-date as they could possibly be.”