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Top 10 Best and Worst States to be a CNA

Top 10 Best and Worst States to be a CNA

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There is a projected need for 393,000 CNAs needed in the United States by 2016. CNAs are one of the most in demand professions in America, but with so many job openings, it begs the question: Where should you work? NursingLink is committed to providing its members with the most most pertinent career research available. Below is the 10 best and worst places to be a CNA based on starting salary and job openings.


Top 10 Worst Paying States for CNAs

State Salary (hourly)
1. Missouri $9.40
2. Idaho $9.23
3. South Carolina  $9.22
4. Georgia $9.08
5. West Virginia $8.78
6. Alabama $8.76
7. Arkansas $8.74
8. Oklahoma $8.62
9. Mississippi $8.16
10. Louisiana $7.57

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