Career Outlook for Nursing Assistants

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Also known as:
Certified Medication Aide (CMA), Certified Nurse Aide (CNA), Certified Nurses Aide (CNA), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA), Nurses' Aide, Nursing Aide, Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Assistant (PCA), State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA)

The overall job outlook for Nursing Assistant careers has been negative since 2019. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 3.44 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 3.44 percent per year. Demand for Nursing Assistants is expected to go up, with an expected 274,450 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 2.22 percent over the next few years. Join our career community today!

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TOP STATES

There are currently more Nursing Assistants in the following states

California 97,970
Florida 84,520
New York 81,440
Texas 75,690
Pennsylvania 71,880
Ohio 63,290
Illinois 56,330
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BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Nursing Assistants

Virgin Islands
100
Guam
320
Puerto Rico
820
Alaska
1,800
Vermont
2,460
Wyoming
2,810
District of Columbia
3,290