Certified Nursing Assistant CNA Kentucky

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 Kentucky it is a requirement that you have graduated from an accredited CNA Program.

CNA Classes Kentucky

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Nursing Assistant Certification in Kentucky

Once you have graduated from an accredited program you will still need to pass a State specific exam to become fully certified. Certification in Kentucky is managed by the Kentucky Board of Nursing Kentucky Nurse Aide Registry. You can contact them directly using the contact details below:

Address: 312 Whittington Parkway Ste. 300A Louisville, KY 40222
Phone: (502) 429-3347
Website: http://www.kbn.ky.gov/


CNA Salary in Kentucky

Key Figures For Certified Nursing Assistant in Kentucky

In 2015 there where 23,100 persons employed as Nursing Assistants in Kentucky with and average salary of $24,480. This represents an hourly wage of $11.77 and is 8.7% 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 Kentucky;

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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 Kentucky;


Kentucky

Kentucky

Kentucky kən-TUK-ee), officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.
Area: 40,408 sq mi
Population: 4,468,402

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