The pay for a Certified Nurse Aide working in a hospital can be higher than the compensation for those working in another type of facility, but this is not a guarantee. Job compensation for a CNA can vary from one facility to the next, also factors such as experience can help an Aide get paid more. The 2018 national median for a Certified Nurse Aide is $15.00 per hour. According to, the average CNA in CT is $17.00-22.00 per hour.