Cna Salary In California 2021

Most CNA’s in California earn $23,500 per year. However, in some areas of the state, this can vary by as much as $8,000. The average CNA salary in California is $26,000 per year.

The highest paying area for CNAs in California is San Francisco where they earn an average of $33,500 per year. In Los Angeles and San Diego CNAs make about $32,000 and $31,500 respectively. In Sacramento CNAs are paid an average of $29,000 per year. In Fresno and Sacramento CNAs earn about $27,000 and $26,000 respectively.

CNA Salary in California 2021

The California Nurses Association is an organization of nurses that operates as a union of workers. The CNA has been active since 1903 and is known for its advocacy efforts, which include improving the healthcare system and raising awareness about issues affecting nurses. In addition to advocating for the rights of nurses, it also works on issues related to public health. The CNA has more than 150 local chapters throughout California. In 2021, the average annual salary for a nurse in California was $108,000.

Cna Salary In California 2021

Nursing Assistant salary in California

Average base salary

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$21.86Per hourPer dayPer weekPer monthPer year


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$5,250per year

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The average salary for a nursing assistant is $21.86 per hour in California and $5,250 overtime per year.25.2k salaries reported, updated at July 29, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in California

Years of experiencePer hour
Less than 1 year$20.99
1 to 2 years$21.20
3 to 5 years$22.32
6 to 9 years$22.89
More than 10 years$25.23

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Top companies for Nursing Assistants in California

  1. Stanford Health Care3.9817 reviews76 salaries reported$33.58per hour
  2. ATC Healthcare3.7317 reviews41 salaries reported$28.97per hour
  3. Power Personnel3.833 reviews141 salaries reported$27.51per hour
  4. Maxim Healthcare Group3.55807 reviews16 salaries reported$27.50per hour
  5. Glendale Adventist Medical Center3.9255 reviews8 salaries reported$26.70per hour
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Highest paying cities for Nursing Assistants in California

  1. Bakersfield, CA$27.09 per hour386 salaries reported
  2. San Francisco, CA$22.45 per hour267 salaries reported
  3. Modesto, CA$21.56 per hour154 salaries reported
  1. Sacramento, CA$21.01 per hour475 salaries reported
  2. Fresno, CA$20.89 per hour192 salaries reported
  3. Long Beach, CA$20.85 per hour318 salaries reported
  1. Riverside, CA$20.09 per hour145 salaries reported
  2. San Diego, CA$19.83 per hour735 salaries reported
  3. Los Angeles, CA$19.62 per hour996 salaries reported

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