Certified Nursing Assistant CNA Mississippi

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

CNA Classes Mississippi

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Nursing Assistant Certification in Mississippi

Once you have graduated from an accredited program you will still need to pass a State specific exam to become fully certified. Certification in Mississippi is managed by the Mississippi Department of Health Bureau of Health Facilities/Licensing and Certification. You can contact them directly using the contact details below:

Address: Post Office Box 1700 Jackson, MS 39215
Phone: (601) 364-1100
Website: http://www.msdh.state.ms.us/

CNA Salary in Mississippi

Key Figures For Certified Nursing Assistant in Mississippi

In 2015 there where 13,750 persons employed as Nursing Assistants in Mississippi with and average salary of $21,290. This represents an hourly wage of $10.23 and is 20.6% 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 Mississippi;

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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 Mississippi;



Mississippi ) is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. Mississippi is the 32nd largest and 34th-most populous of the 50 United States.
Area: 48,430 sq mi
Population: 2,986,530