Cna Salary In California Hourly

Cna Salary In California Hourly

A CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) is an important member of the healthcare team. They offer essential care and support to patients who are recovering from surgery or in need of assistance due to a chronic illness. The salary for a CNA ranges depending on the state where they work, as well as their experience and education level.

California CNA Salary

The average CNA salary in California is between $24,000 and $31,500 per year. The median hourly wage for this position is around $14.42 per hour, which equates to $28,000 annually if working full-time hours (40 hours per week). However, there are many factors that influence how much you could make as an assistant in this state. For instance:

  • Your level of education may impact your pay scale; those with a bachelor’s degree typically earn more than those who have only completed high school – regardless of experience levels
  • If you’re fluent in Spanish then you can expect higher wages since there are many hospitals that require their staff members be fluent in both English AND Spanish
  • If you’re certified by the American Nurses Association (ANA) then expect higher salaries because they

Cna Salary In California Hourly

Nursing Assistant salary in California

Average base salary

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$21.86Per hourPer dayPer weekPer monthPer year


above national average


$5,250per year

Non-cash benefit


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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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