Nevada CNA Facts

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Nevada requires 75 hours of CNA training in a state approved program, including 16 hours of classroom hours. 

Summary: 75 hours training


HEADMASTER performs CNA testing in Nevada. Qualifications for testing include:

  1. Must have completed the 75-hour state approved training.
You can review the Candidate Handbook for more information regarding testing.


Exam Description
Knowledge Test or Retake
Oral Knowledge Test or Retake
Skill Test or Retake

Summary: $105 testing fees


CNAs in Nevada are required to renew their CNA certification every 2 years.

The cost to renew is $50.

The requirements for renewal are:

  1. You must have completed 24 continuing education (CE) hours.
  2. You must have practiced at least 40 hours as a CNA within the previous two years.

For more information regarding the renewal process, you can click here for the Renewal FAQs.

Summary: $50 renewal fee


The employment outlook for CNAs in Nevada is good. As of 2018, there are 7,180 people employed as CNAs and it is projected to grow by 41% at 2028 making it to 10,120 employees. It’s projected annual job openings between 2018 – 2028 is 1,340.

Summary: 41% projected growth


The average pay rate for CNAs in Nevada is $35,113 as of September 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $32,002 and $38,773.

Summary: $35,113 average pay