If a career as a CNA strongly appeals to you then you will be happy to know that the demand for Nursing Assistants has been steadily on the increase.
It is projected by the Bureau for Labor Studies (BLS) that demand for Nursing Assistants will grow by a further 13.5% over the coming years equating to an additional 220,000 jobs between 2016 and 2024.
To qualify and work as a Certified Nursing Assistant in Alabama it is a requirement that you have graduated from an approved or accredited CNA Program. Schools and programs are approved by the State Nursing Board.
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Get started today and take the first steps towards your new career by reaching out to schools in your preferred area. Listed below are some of the top Nursing Assistant Schools and related programs near you in Alabama. Simply click on the schools and programs which appeal to you and enter your details to receive information on admissions and tuition fees.
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Once you have graduated from an accredited program you will still need to pass a State specific exam to become fully certified. Certification in Alabama is managed by Alabama Department of Public Health Division of Health Care Facilities. You can contact them directly using the contact details below:
Address: Post Office Box 303017 Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone: (334) 206-5169
In 2015 there where 22,740 persons employed as Nursing Assistants in Alabama with and average salary of $22,150. This represents an hourly wage of $10.65 and is 17.4% below the national average. CNA’s in Alaska earn the most in the USA with an average salary of $37,300.
The table below illustrates key Nursing Assistant salary and employment data for the main cities and metropolitan areas in Alabama;
The table below compares key data for Nursing Assistants with other entry level healthcare and healthcare assisting roles in Alabama;
Alabama is a state in the southeastern region of the United States. It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west.
Area: 52,419 sq mi