Average Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salary in Australia

Annual Base Salary - $52,360.00/year

The average annual salary of Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) is $52,360.00


The starting salary of Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) is between $39,840.00 and $46,870.00 whereas the maximum salary range is between $95,230.00 and $109,515.00.

Minimum Annual PayMaximum Annual Pay
Average Hourly Pay - $25.74/hour

The average hourly pay of Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) is $25.74.


The starting hourly rate is between $19.00 and $22.26 for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) whereas the maximum hourly wage is between $33.48 and $39.00.

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  • Currency : AUD
  • Annual Salary : $52,360.00
  • Hourly Pay : $25.74
  • Weekly Pay : $968.00
  • Fortnightly Salary : $1,936.00
  • Monthly Salary : $4,196.00

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salary Comparison by Gender


This pie chart demonstrates the gender share for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA). As indicated, the golden colour represents the percentage share for women and the green represents the percentage share for men.

As shown in the chart, female employees are involved significantly more as Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) compared to male. Their involvement is 88% while of male is only 12%.

Salary Distribution Based on Years of Experience

The line graph shows Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) salary in Australia on an annual basis. In this graph specifically, it is indicated that as the years of experience increases, so does their wages.

For Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) working less than a year in a company, you notice that their annual salary starts around $23.60.

As the years of experience reaches 1 to 4, there is a significant increase of $1.14 which would give a total wage of AUD24.74.

Once the experience reaches 5-9 years Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) salary would increase again to a total of $24.98, adding $0.24 from the last salary increase.

After reaching the 10-19 year experience in their career, another increase in salary will be added to a total of $25.82.

And finally, once the Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) gains 20 years of experience or more, their salary would reach $28.08.

Prominent Skills Affecting Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salary

The bar graph data indicates the importance of specific skills which can have a direct impact on Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)'s salary. It clearly highlights the skills needed for a post of Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) when hired by an employer. The skill that is required for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) is Geriatrics that affects the salary by 1%.

Compensation Statistics Based on Experience Levels

This combination of a line and the bar graph shows how the experience affects the salary of Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA). Companies are considering factors like training and education directly affecting the salary offered to you as an employee. The line graph shows the salary increment with the increase in experience whereas the bar graph shows the comparision of how the salary is getting affected based on experience level.

As shown in the trends, lowest earning is $47,648.00 whereas the highest earning is $56,025.00 which clearly shows the salary increases with the level of expertise.

Experienced person will earn the maximum salary of $56,025.00 at 7%. So to summerize, Entry Level earns 9% less than the average salary, Early Career earns 2% less than the average salary, Mid Carrer earns 2% less than the average salary, Late Career earns 0% less than the average salary, Experienced earns 7% more than the average salary.

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