Certified Nursing Assistant CNA Missouri

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

CNA Classes Missouri

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Nursing Assistant Certification in Missouri

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

Address: Post Office Box 570 Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (573) 526-5686
Website: http://health.mo.gov/safety/cnaregistry/

CNA Salary in Missouri

Key Figures For Certified Nursing Assistant in Missouri

In 2015 there where 40,630 persons employed as Nursing Assistants in Missouri with and average salary of $23,880. This represents an hourly wage of $11.48 and is 11% 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 Missouri;

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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 Missouri;



Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States. With over six million residents, it is the 18th-most populous state of the Union.
Area: 69,715 sq mi
Population: 6,126,452