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 Texas it is a requirement that you have graduated from an accredited CNA Program.
CNA Classes in Texas
Listed below are some of the top Nursing Assistant Schools and related programs near you.
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Nursing Assistant Certification in Texas
Once you have graduated from an accredited program you will still need to pass a State specific exam to become fully certified. Certification in Texas is managed by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services Texas Nurse Aide Registry. You can contact them directly using the contact details below:
Address: Post Office Box 149030 Austin, TX 78714
Phone: (512) 438-2050
CNA Salary in Texas
In 2015 there where 82,660 persons employed as Nursing Assistants in Texas with and average salary of $24,550. This represents an hourly wage of $11.80 and is 8.5% 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 Texas;
Choosing a Nursing Assistant Program: Where to start?
Take the first step and request information from Schools in your preferred area. Simply enter your preferences and contact information in the search box to the right or select from the Schools presented above to receive program and admissions information. It’s fast and easy!
Important points to consider when selecting a Nursing Assistant School include;
- Is the School fully accredited?
- How long does the program last or how many hours does it take to complete?
- How much of the course will be classroom based, presented online, lab based and work experience based and how does this fit with your expectations?
- Does the School have good laboratory facilities and other resources to support your studies?
- Does the School offer any financial assistance or scholarships?
- Does the School offer any assistance with securing employment?
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Get started today and take the first steps towards your new career by reaching out to Nursing Assistant Schools in your preferred area. Simply enter your details in the box below to receive information on the best Nursing Assistant programs in your area.
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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 Texas;
Texas ) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.
Area: 268,581 sq mi