CNA hourly pay rate? - page 10

by SuBinCRNAtoBe

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Hello. I'm trying to apply for this nursing home near my house. but i'm not sure what to put for desired rate of pay. so.. what is the average pay rate for starting cnas? i looked up and they are giving me different rate.... Read More


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    The starting rate for a "new" CNA at the hospital here is $14.00.
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    Did you have good references, experience before in a hospital, and what is your pay? How do you like working in a hospital? Do they treat you with respect as a CNA? Thanks for your help! What city are you in?
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    Quote from chickapea
    In California the average is about 12-13 an hour. With shift differentials night/weekend pay can be 14-15 an hour. I know CNAs in acute care and in correctons that make 18 an hour, but it is not common. I think CNAs should get paid way more then they do. 7 or 8 dollars? That is too bad.
    Pretty much the same in Colorado DH and Health One will start base pay at 11-13 then give a 2-3 dollar diff pay for nights and weekends. University Hospital pays 19/hr (if you have 1 year ex in acute care) some Agencies will give you 16-17/hr with just 6 months in Acute care.

    Quote from SuBinCRNAtoBe
    I FINALLY GOT A JOB!! [IMG]file:///C:/Users/orie/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image001.gif[/IMG]
    starting pay for mine was 9.50$. the lady said that she gave me .50$ extra.. O_O;
    and 10$ with .50$ shift differential [chose job for 11-7]..
    and 11$ for weekend with 1.50$ differential.
    is that alot.. or should i have expected more? O_O;
    cuz when the lady said 10 for starting pay.. i was so happy until she looked at some paper and goes.. "oh it says 9.50" lol O_o;
    I’d personally shop around for something better once you get aleast 6 months experience under your belt

    Quote from Floridadreamer
    Did you have good references, experience before in a hospital, and what is your pay? How do you like working in a hospital? Do they treat you with respect as a CNA? Thanks for your help! What city are you in?[IMG]file:///C:/Users/orie/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image002.gif[/IMG]
    From my experience with hospitals if you let them know you want to be a nurse are you nearly finished with your pre reqs (or done like I am) they are more willing to work with you and find high paying positions for you. Why? Well they want a good prospect in the future (for RN). If you’re just a C.N.A or PCT looking to go nowhere they will just keep looking for that personal that has some goals set for themselves. Even if that person is a new grad!
    You really have to have a resume that speaks for you then once you get the interview sell yourself! Big Hospitals are harder to get into but they are worth it and if you know anything about psychology the interview process should be a breeze.
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    Quote from kbites
    I'm in Wisconsin and work in a hospital. I make 14.00 hourly, 3.30 for working NOCS, and 3.00 for working weekend program. So 20.30 an hour since I only work weekends.

    Hi Kbites.. I am Leah . I live in Central WI. Please email me. I am not sure how old this post was.. I am new here.. I would like to know what hopsital you work for in WI.. and if they are always looking for CNAs. I wanted to also ask you some question in email.. My yahoo email address is starrfillednights2007@yahoo.com. I will explain more then. Thank You So.. Much.
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    Quote from studyinghard2blpn
    that's nice!!!

    i live in wi.. also.. how much do you make as a cna? also can you do private work with the license in someones home as advertised in the news paper? please email me.. i would also like to ask you about lpn starrfillednights2007@yahoo.com.. thanks. leah
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    Quote from Kohala71
    The starting rate for a "new" CNA at the hospital here is $14.00.

    Will most Hospitals hire new CNA Grads?
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    Quote from starrynites
    Will most Hospitals hire new CNA Grads?
    It depends on where you are. I was hired with no experience, not even with my CNA yet, to work as a nurse aide in a hospital.
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    Quote from starrynites
    Will most Hospitals hire new CNA Grads?

    Yes and No
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    I started at $23/hr but I live in northern Canada so we have a high cost of living.
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    I have had several different cna jobs in the last year my pay was the following:
    8.79
    9.25
    8.25!!!(MINIMUM WAGE IS 8.25!)
    and my current is 10.04

    I only have about 3 months total of experience because I have been in some not so pleasent LTC facilities, but the one I am at now is a really good facility and is willing to pay better then most facilities around here. (I live in IL)


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