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What Is the Average CNA' Salary by State

State Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Massachusetts $30,639 $2,553 $589 $14.73
New Jersey $30,450 $2,537 $586 $14.64
Hawaii $30,138 $2,512 $580 $14.49
Connecticut $29,771 $2,481 $573 $14.31
Washington $29,243 $2,437 $562 $14.06
Wisconsin $29,171 $2,431 $561 $14.02
New York $29,059 $2,422 $559 $13.97
Tennessee $29,017 $2,418 $558 $13.95
Rhode Island $28,990 $2,416 $557 $13.94
Minnesota $28,920 $2,410 $556 $13.90
Ohio $28,804 $2,400 $554 $13.85
Alaska $28,555 $2,380 $549 $13.73
North Dakota $28,518 $2,376 $548 $13.71
Nevada $28,329 $2,361 $545 $13.62
Utah $28,235 $2,353 $543 $13.57
New Hampshire $28,048 $2,337 $539 $13.48
Louisiana $28,046 $2,337 $539 $13.48
Maryland $27,859 $2,322 $536 $13.39
New Mexico $27,744 $2,312 $534 $13.34
South Dakota $27,685 $2,307 $532 $13.31
Nebraska $27,379 $2,282 $527 $13.16
Iowa $27,348 $2,279 $526 $13.15
Oregon $27,319 $2,277 $525 $13.13
Virginia $27,020 $2,252 $520 $12.99
Kansas $27,002 $2,250 $519 $12.98
Kentucky $26,939 $2,245 $518 $12.95
California $26,477 $2,206 $509 $12.73
Vermont $26,377 $2,198 $507 $12.68
South Carolina $26,246 $2,187 $505 $12.62
Colorado $26,201 $2,183 $504 $12.60
Wyoming $26,057 $2,171 $501 $12.53
Delaware $26,047 $2,171 $501 $12.52
Oklahoma $25,447 $2,121 $489 $12.23
Mississippi $25,306 $2,109 $487 $12.17
West Virginia $25,259 $2,105 $486 $12.14
Pennsylvania $25,138 $2,095 $483 $12.09
Idaho $24,801 $2,067 $477 $11.92
Montana $24,797 $2,066 $477 $11.92
Maine $24,673 $2,056 $474 $11.86
Arkansas $24,646 $2,054 $474 $11.85
Michigan $24,576 $2,048 $473 $11.82
Arizona $24,542 $2,045 $472 $11.80
Illinois $24,513 $2,043 $471 $11.78
Indiana $24,385 $2,032 $469 $11.72
Missouri $24,005 $2,000 $462 $11.54
Texas $23,951 $1,996 $461 $11.51
Georgia $23,676 $1,973 $455 $11.38
Alabama $23,122 $1,927 $445 $11.12
North Carolina $22,365 $1,864 $430 $10.75
Florida $22,315 $1,860 $429 $10.73

Top 50 Highest Paying States for CNA' Jobs in the U.S.

We’ve identified five states where the typical salary for a CNA' job is above the national average. Topping the list is Massachusetts, with New Jersey and Hawaii close behind in second and third. Hawaii beats the national average by 3.1%, and Massachusetts furthers that trend with another $1,418 (4.9%) above the $29,221.

Significantly, Massachusetts has a very active CNA' job market as there are several companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With only a handful of states paying above the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by moving to a new locationas a CNA' is a decision to make with some caution. Factoring in cost of living expenses should be considered as well.

About Our Data
ZipRecruiter salary estimates, histograms, trends and comparisons are derived from both employer job postings and third party data sources.
Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.
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