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Nursing Assistants

Average Salary - $35K | Education - High School Diploma | 4-Years

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About Nursing Assistants

Provide or assist with basic care or support under the direction of onsite licensed nursing staff. Perform duties such as monitoring of health status, feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, or ambulation of patients in a health or nursing facility. May include medication administration and other health-related tasks. Includes nursing care attendants, nursing aides, and nursing attendants.

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SALARIES

 

SALARIES

$28,900

AVERAGE ENTRY

$36,090

AVERAGE MID

$37,980

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NURSING ASSISTANTS

DEGREES, CERTIFICATIONS, COURSES

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Central Arizona College
 Coolidge, AZ 85128  
University of Arizona
 Tucson, AZ 85721-0066  

Arizona State University
 AZ  

University of Arizona
 Tucson, AZ 85721-0066  

Cochise College
 Douglas, AZ 85607-9724  

Pima Community College
 Tucson, AZ 85709-1010  

Arizona Western College
 Yuma, AZ 85365  

Arizona Western College
 Yuma, AZ 85365  

Coconino Community College
 Flagstaff, AZ 86001  
Cochise College
 Douglas, AZ 85607-9724  

Pima Community College
 Tucson, AZ 85709-1010  

Arizona Western College
 Yuma, AZ 85365  

Arizona Western College
 Yuma, AZ 85365  

Coconino Community College
 Flagstaff, AZ 86001  

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NURSING ASSISTANTS

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31.5

Percent

Increase in employment for healthcare and social assistance from 2021 - 2031 (Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity).

23

Thousand

Projected openings through 2030.

327

Jobs

Available as of today.

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