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 Alaska it is a requirement that you have graduated from an accredited CNA Program.
CNA Classes Alaska
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Nursing Assistant Certification in Alaska
Once you have graduated from an accredited program you will still need to pass a State specific exam to become fully certified. Certification in Alaska is managed by the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing. You can contact them directly using the contact details below:
Address: 550 West 7th Avenue Ste. 1500 Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907) 269-8169
CNA Salary in Alaska
In 2015 there where 1,770 persons employed as Nursing Assistants in Alaska with and average salary of $37,300. This represents an hourly wage of $17.93 and is over 39% above the national average. CNA’s in Alaska earn the most of all Nursing Assistants in the USA.
The table below illustrates key Nursing Assistant salary and employment data for the main cities and metropolitan areas in Alaska;
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Related Healthcare Careers
The table below compares key data for Nursing Assistants with other entry level healthcare and healthcare assisting roles in Alaska;
Alaska ; Aleut: Alax̂sxax̂; Inupiaq: Alaasikaq; Alutiiq: Alas'kaaq; Tlingit: Anáaski; Russian: Аляска, romanized: Alyaska) is a U.S.
Area: 663,268 sq mi