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Nursing Assistants In Demand

General Information

Description

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.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit72.42%
  2. Private, not for profit15.57%
  3. State and local government7.09%
  4. Self-employed2.81%
  5. Federal government2.00%

Industry areas

  • Health Science

Job Outlook

Projected Job Growth (2022 - 2032)
+4%
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$35,760

State-by-state Salary

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$44,080
$18,760
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Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 38%
  • Post-secondary certificate 23%
  • Some college 12%
  • Associate's degree 9%
  • Bachelor's degree 6%
  • First professional degree 3%
  • Master's degree 2%
  • Less than high school 2%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%

PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Social — You have an interest in helping, teaching, advising, assisting or providing service to others.
  • Conventional — You have an interest in following procedures and regulations to organize information or data.
  • Realistic — You have an interest in physically working with equipment, materials or structures.

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Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Psychology
  • Education and Training
  • English Language
  • Public Safety and Security

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