New Jersey CNA Salary

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This page provides you with a complete overview of the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) field in the state of New Jersey. Here you will find statistics on salaries, careers, jobs and best cities hiring a CNA and more.

Average Salary of CNA’s

According to Indeed.com, CNA’s in New Jersey showed a large number of companies posting over 1,935 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Internship while the most common level of experience required for a CNA job was Mid Level.

In USD as of October 25, 2016 55k 110k 165k
New Jersey Certified Nursing Assistant $46,000 Bar high
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Average Certified Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Certified Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were CareOne, Dungarvin, Meridian Health, Barnabas Health, and Brightview Senior Living offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, and Internship with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Additional Salaries of CNA’s

In this section explore additional details on common types of CNA jobs:

  1. Ambulatory Care Assistant
  2. Emergency Hospital Aide
  3. Health Services Assistant
  4. Home Care Assistant
  5. Hospice Care Assistant
  6. Hospital Nursing Assistant
  7. Nursing Home Assistant
  8. Nutrition Care Assistant
  9. Pediatric Care Assistant
  10. Wound Care Assistant

New Jersey Ambulatory Care Assistant
In USD as of October 19, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Ambulatory Care Assistant $68,000 Bar high
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Average Ambulatory Care Assistant salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Ambulatory Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Lourdes Health System, Cooper University Hospital, Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers, Hackensack University Medical Center, and Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers, Inc. offering with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

New Jersey Emergency Hospital Aide
In USD as of October 19, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Emergency Hospital Aide $37,000 Bar high
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Average Emergency Hospital Aide salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Emergency Hospital Aide salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Meridian Health, Barnabas Health, Reliant Rehabilitation, SAINT CLARE'S HOSPITAL/DOVER GENERAL, and Allaire Rehab & Nursing Center offering with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

New Jersey Health Services Assistant
In USD as of October 19, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Health Services Assistant $44,000 Bar high
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Average Health Services Assistant salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Health Services Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were CareOne, Rutgers University, Youth Consultation Service, Dungarvin, and Barnabas Health offering with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

New Jersey Home Care Assistant
In USD as of October 19, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Home Care Assistant $65,000 Bar high
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Average Home Care Assistant salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Home Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Meridian Health, Rutgers University, Dungarvin, The Goddard School – Washington Township / Moorestown, and Youth Consultation Service offering with Mid Level, Entry Level, and Senior Level required.

New Jersey Hospice Care Assistant
In USD as of October 19, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Hospice Care Assistant $55,000 Bar high
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Average Hospice Care Assistant salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Hospice Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were BrightStar Care – Morris County, NJ, BrightStar Care – Freehold, NJ, BrightStar Care – Union County, NJ, BrightStar Care – Piscataway, NJ, and Amedisys, Inc. offering with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

New Jersey Hospital Nursing Assistant
In USD as of October 19, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Hospital Nursing Assistant $68,000 Bar high
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Average Hospital Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Hospital Nursing Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Hunterdon Health Care, JFK Medical, TherapyTravelers, Rutgers University, and Barnabas Health offering with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

New Jersey Nursing Home Assistant
In USD as of October 19, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Nursing Home Assistant $65,000 Bar high
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Average Nursing Home Assistant salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Nursing Home Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Meridian Health, All American Healthcare Services, Patient Care, HCR ManorCare, and Dungarvin offering with Entry Level, Mid Level, and Senior Level required.

New Jersey Nutrition Care Assistant
In USD as of October 19, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Nutrition Care Assistant $32,000 Bar high
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Average Nutrition Care Assistant salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Nutrition Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were THE GODDARD SCHOOL – WEST WINDSOR, NJ, Rutgers University, The Goddard School – Fanwood, The Goddard School – Washington Township / Moorestown, and The Goddard School – Marlboro and Jackson offering with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

New Jersey Pediatric Care Assistant
In USD as of October 19, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Pediatric Care Assistant $65,000 Bar high
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Average Pediatric Care Assistant salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Pediatric Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Children's Specialized Hospital, Rutgers University, Hackensack University Medical Center, Meridian Health, and BrightStar Care – Morris County, NJ offering with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

New Jersey Wound Care Assistant
In USD as of October 19, 2016 55k 110k 165k
Wound Care Assistant $57,000 Bar high
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Average Wound Care Assistant salaries for job postings in New Jersey are 8% higher than average Wound Care Assistant salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Premier Health Partners, Capital Health, Centers Health Care, Meridian Health, and Rowan University offering with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Top Employers of New Jersey CNA’s

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 1,935 jobs for a New Jersey CNA with most employers looking for Mid Level and Entry Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Genesis Healthcare 240 jobs
CareOne 92 jobs
Dungarvin 76 jobs
Meridian Health 62 jobs
Barnabas Health 51 jobs
Brightview Senior Living 46 jobs
JFK Medical 44 jobs
TherapyTravelers 36 jobs
BrightStar Care 33 jobs
All American Healthcare Services, Inc. 28 jobs
Hackensack University Medical Center 26 jobs
Erickson Living 21 jobs
Maxim Healthcare Services 21 jobs
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health 21 jobs
Kennedy Health System 19 jobs

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 1,935 CNA jobs in New Jersey.

City # Jobs Available*
Edison, NJ 59 jobs
Freehold, NJ 40 jobs
Toms River, NJ 37 jobs
Voorhees, NJ 37 jobs
Neptune City, NJ 32 jobs
Cape May, NJ 32 jobs
Paramus, NJ 31 jobs
Hackensack, NJ 30 jobs
Morris County, NJ 28 jobs
Township of Brick, NJ 27 jobs
Newark, NJ 27 jobs
Livingston, NJ 26 jobs
Bridgewater, NJ 25 jobs
Phillipsburg, NJ 25 jobs
Jersey City, NJ 24 jobs

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*Indicates number of job postings as of October, 2016.