2020 Median Pay
Number of Jobs in 2020
Nurses Aides Needed
We look to the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to keep track of economic date as it relates to our industry. The median pay in 2020 for CNA’s was $30,830 or $14.82 per hour. The wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. Median wage data are from the BLS Occupational Employment Statistics survey.
In 2020 there were 1,440,700 CNA’s employed in the U.S. The employment, or size, of this occupation in 2020, which is the base year of the 2020-30 employment projections.
There is a growing demand for CNA’s. The rate of growth through 2030 is 8%. The projected percent change in employment from 2020 to 2030. Much faster growth than average, which for all occupations is 8 percent.
The industry needs to hire and train an additional 118,500 CNA’s through 2030. Will you be one of the 118,500 to be employed?