Cna Salary In Louisiana

Louisiana is a state in the southern region of the United States. It is bordered by Texas to the west, Arkansas to the north, and Mississippi to the east. Louisiana’s geography is diverse and includes coastal plains, prairies and bayous. The climate varies from subtropical in the south to arid desert in the northwest, with a few areas of subarctic tundra in the northeast.

The capital is Baton Rouge, while the largest city and metropolitan area is New Orleans. Other major cities include Shreveport and Lafayette.

The average annual salary for a certified nursing assistant in the state of Louisiana is $27,300. The median income for this job is $26,800.

The average hourly wages for this position are $14.53 per hour. The median hourly salary for this position is $14.50 per hour.

Cna Salary In Louisiana

Nursing Assistant salary in Louisiana

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$3,750per year

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The average salary for a nursing assistant is $15.52 per hour in Louisiana and $3,750 overtime per year.2.9k salaries reported, updated at July 28, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in Louisiana

Years of experiencePer hour
Less than 1 year$14.90
1 to 2 years$15.05
3 to 5 years$15.85
6 to 9 years$16.25
More than 10 years$17.91

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Top companies for Nursing Assistants in Louisiana

  1. Aperion Care3.0737 reviews13 salaries reported$24.09per hour
  2. Dedicated Nursing Associates, Inc.3.4274 reviews123 salaries reported$22.69per hour
  3. Select Specialty Hospital3.21664 reviews13 salaries reported$21.18per hour
  4. American Senior Communities3.11231 reviews121 salaries reported$21.16per hour
  5. ShiftMed4.089 reviews960 salaries reported$21.00per hour
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Highest paying cities for Nursing Assistants in Louisiana

  1. New Orleans, LA$19.60 per hour519 salaries reported
  2. Slidell, LA$17.14 per hour79 salaries reported
  3. Alexandria, LA$15.86 per hour53 salaries reported
  1. Baton Rouge, LA$14.78 per hour126 salaries reported
  2. Covington, LA$14.63 per hour82 salaries reported
  3. Shreveport, LA$12.68 per hour211 salaries reported
  1. Monroe, LA$12.30 per hour31 salaries reported
  2. Houma, LA$11.87 per hour10 salaries reported
  3. Lake Charles, LA$11.61 per hour51 salaries reported

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