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 Nebraska it is a requirement that you have graduated from an accredited CNA Program.
CNA Classes Nebraska
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Nursing Assistant Certification in Nebraska
Once you have graduated from an accredited program you will still need to pass a State specific exam to become fully certified. Certification in Nebraska is managed by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Division of Public Health/Licensing Division. You can contact them directly using the contact details below:
Address: Post Office Box 94986 Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: (402) 471-0537
CNA Salary in Nebraska
In 2015 there where 13,020 persons employed as Nursing Assistants in Nebraska with and average salary of $25,330. This represents an hourly wage of $12.18 and is 5.6% 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 Nebraska;
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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 Nebraska;
Nebraska is a state that lies in both the Great Plains and the Midwestern United States. It is bordered by South Dakota to the north; Iowa to the east and Missouri to the southeast, both across the Missouri River; Kansas to the south; Colorado to the southwest; and Wyoming to the west.
Area: 77,358 sq mi