Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

We asked 30563 job seekers about their Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). This is what they told us:

  • 55% of job seekers said "help my career progression" was the biggest reason for earning their Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • 82% said earning their Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) helped them make more money
  • 92% said earning their Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) helped them get a job
  • 96% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

What are people saying about getting a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 30,523 responses

82% said earning their Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 30,526 responses

92% said earning their Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 30,524 responses

96% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Why did you decide to earn your Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)?

Based on 30,563 responses

Required for my current job
20%
Make more money
24%
Changing careers
31%
Get an edge over other candidates
4%
Help my career progression
55%
Other
18%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 24,345 responses

Nursing Assistant View jobs
86%
Home Health Aide View jobs
1%
Nurse's Aide View jobs
1%
Patient Care Technician View jobs
1%
Caregiver View jobs
1%

What do people wish they knew before earning their Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)?

21,646 people answered

“A lot of nursing homes require you to have this.”

July 19, 2019

“That it had to be renewed every two years.”

July 19, 2019

“That working as a nurse assistant would be so rewarding.”

July 19, 2019

“It helps to better understand the needs of a patient and there needs”

July 19, 2019

“I got my certification through my job, I wish I would've researched more before continuing the process.”

July 19, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)?

23,684 people answered

“Its good to have if you've done care giving or want to go to nursing school.”

July 19, 2019

“Learning doesn’t stop at earning this certification but continues to make you a better CNA.”

July 19, 2019

“Take lessons on how to wear scrubs properly.”

July 19, 2019

“You have to have a passion for helping those in need”

July 19, 2019

“I would recommend studying hard and really practicing before going for the state exam.”

July 19, 2019
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