Health Sciences

Nursing Assistants

Provide or assist with basic care or support under the direction of onsite licensed nursing staff.

A Day In The Life

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Salary Breakdown

Nursing Assistants

Average

$31,110

ANNUAL

$14.96

HOURLY

Entry Level

$24,180

ANNUAL

$11.63

HOURLY

Mid Level

$29,690

ANNUAL

$14.28

HOURLY

Expert Level

$37,460

ANNUAL

$18.01

HOURLY


Projected Jobs

Nursing Assistants

32,340

Projected job openings through 2030


Sample Career Roadmap

Nursing Assistants

Job Titles

Entry Level

JOB TITLE

Assistant

Mid Level

JOB TITLE

Officer

Expert Level

JOB TITLE

Director

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Top Expected Tasks

Nursing Assistants


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Nursing Assistants

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

Administration and Management

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

KNOWLEDGE

Medicine and Dentistry

SKILL

Service Orientation

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Social Perceptiveness

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Coordination

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Speech Recognition


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