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Indiana CNA Salaries

CNAs, along with most health care professionals, can look forward to a positive occupational outlook for the future. In fact, the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates an 18% employment growth from 2008 to 2018 for CNAs nationwide, thereby opening up thousands of job positions in Illinois. This prediction may also lead to higher wage earnings.



Level of training and education, years of work experience and state certification all affect the salary earning potentials for CNAs. Currently, the CNAs across the United States are earning an average salary of $27,000/yr. Illinois mirrors this average, with local CNA workers also earning a salary of around $27,000 annually. According to indeed.com the largest cities in Indiana have the following salary averages for CNAs:

Indianapolis:  $27,000/yr
Fort Wayne:  $24,000/yr
Evansville:  $23,000/yr
South Bend:  $24,000/yr
Gary:  $31,000/yr

*Indiana cities with higher population densities tend to generate greater job availability, not necessarily higher salaries


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