Nursing assistants are most often employed by the Nursing Care Facilities industry. The average yearly wage for Nursing assistants was $26,780 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Nursing assistants by wage are Mail clerks & mail machine operators, except postal service, Taxi drivers, and Tellers.
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 CountyPawtucket & Central Falls Cities PUMA, RI, Jamaica, Hollis & St. Albans PUMA, NY, and Mattapan & Roxbury PUMA, MA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Nursing assistants are Lauderhill & Lauderdale Lakes Cities PUMA, FL, Central Savannah River Area Regional Commission (West & Outside Richmond & Columbia) PUMA, GA, and Mattapan & Roxbury PUMA, MA.