Nursing assistants are most often employed by the Nursing Care Facilities industry. The average yearly wage for Nursing assistants was $26,272 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Nursing assistants by wage are Telemarketers, Helpersinstallation, maintenance, & repair workers , and Transportation service attendants.
Nursing assistants are part of the Healthcare Support Occupations, along with Home health aides, Personal care aides, Nursing assistants, Orderlies and psychiatric aides, Occupational therapy assistants & aides, and 9 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Nursing assistants are Providence City PUMA, RI, Jamaica, Hollis & St. Albans PUMA, NY, and Brockton City, Stoughton & Avon Towns PUMA, MA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Nursing assistants are Providence City PUMA, RI, Lauderhill & Lauderdale Lakes Cities PUMA, FL, and Frankford, Belair-Edison & Loch Raven PUMA, MD.