Nursing Assistants

At a Glance

Median Annual Salary
$28,841
Local Jobs
2,066
Regional Salary
$29,818
Nursing Assistants

Occupation Profile

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.

By the numbers:

Median Annual Earnings

$28,841

Median Annual Earnings are the midpoint earned by 50 percent of workers who are the lowest paid and 50 percent of workers who are the highest paid in a particular occupation

Local Jobs

2,066

Jobs are any position in which a worker provides labor in exchange for monetary compensation (note: one individual may hold multiple jobs)

Regional Salary

$29,818

Average Annual Earnings are determined by dividing the total earnings for the occupation by the number of jobs in the occupation.

Education Programs

Coastal Bend College
Fundamentals of Patient Care Tech.
Program Type Credential Type Level Required Hours Online Finanical Aid
AH L1 19 No Yes

Loana Hernendez

Coastal Bend College
lhernandez@coastalbend.edu
(361) 354-2341
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