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 Georgia it is a requirement that you have graduated from an accredited CNA Program.
CNA Classes Georgia
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Nursing Assistant Certification in Georgia
Once you have graduated from an accredited program you will still need to pass a State specific exam to become fully certified. Certification in Georgia is managed by the Georgia Health Partnership Georgia Medical Care Foundation. You can contact them directly using the contact details below:
Address: Post Office Box 105753 Atlanta, GA 30348
Phone: (678) 527-3010
CNA Salary in Georgia
In 2015 there where 34,750 persons employed as Nursing Assistants in Georgia with and average salary of $22,650. This represents an hourly wage of $10.89 and is 15.5% 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 Georgia;
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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 Georgia;
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