Job Outlook

The Bureau of Labor Statistics for the U.S. Department of Labor is projecting that the employment of nursing assistants will grow about 20 percent through the year 2020 due to longer life expectancies.

Potential Earnings

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the U.S. Department of Labor, hourly wages for CNAs can range from $9 to start to $12 for experienced professionals. Average pay is approximately $11 per hour.