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Im about to be a cna

Does anyone know the starting pay for a can

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Asked by 3lilANGELS236 at 8:55 PM on Jun. 28, 2011 in Money & Work

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  • It depends on where you live and where you work at. I worked at a nursing home several years ago and started out at $9 an hour.

    Answer by RelaxedMom2-3 at 8:57 PM on Jun. 28, 2011

  • It depends on your area and if you will be working in a nursing home or a hospital. On average it can be anywhere from $9-$14 for a new cna with little or no experience.


    Answer by JeremysMom at 8:57 PM on Jun. 28, 2011

  • Thanks guys that's about what I was thinking

    Comment by 3lilANGELS236 (original poster) at 9:16 PM on Jun. 28, 2011

  • I'm in IL and it's anywhere from min wage which is $8.25 to $12ish for STARTING. There are a few CNA jobs in the hospitals around here that are $14, but that's with more experience and on the more intensive floors.
    I just took my state test June 16th, so I'm waiting on my results online......congrats to you!!!! :)

    Answer by BeachyBabe at 9:28 PM on Jun. 28, 2011

  • Around here, about $10/hr

    Answer by Mom-2-3-Girlz at 9:30 PM on Jun. 28, 2011

  • i worked in a subacute facility and started at 9.50 and later it would have went up to 10.50. its kinda hard to find places that hire with no experience though but i found one. good luck, i hope you like being a cna cause i hated it. it wasn't like i thought at all but thats probably just the type of facility i worked at.

    Answer by sarah8910 at 9:35 PM on Jun. 28, 2011

  • Depends on where you live. My mom doesn't make very much and she's been at her job for about 13 years and it's in a rural town.

    Answer by jilligan362 at 9:43 PM on Jun. 28, 2011

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