Nursing Assistant in Maryland

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Schools Offering Nurse Assisting Programs in Maryland


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Maryland students graduate with certificates in nurse assisting. In other words, every year an estimated 44 nursing assistants graduate from Maryland's 5 nursing assistant schools.

Top Schools

American Career Institute, which is located in Silver Spring, is the top-ranked school in Maryland that has a nursing assistant program. It received a ranking of 61st in the country in 2010. no students graduated with a certificate in nursing assistant from American Career Institute in 2010.

Allegany College of Maryland, which is located in Cumberland, is the second-ranked school in Maryland that has a nursing assistant program. It received a ranking of 85th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 27 students graduated from Allegany College of Maryland nursing assistant program. Allegany College of Maryland charged in-state students $3,266 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Maryland with a nursing assistant program is Hagerstown Community College, which is located in Hagerstown. In 2010, it was ranked 86th nationwide. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Hagerstown Community College nursing assistant program. Hagerstown Community College charged in-state students $2,716 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Maryland nursing assistant school, average tuition will be $3,481 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,716 per year to $7,920 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Maryland nursing assistant schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Sojourner-Douglass College - located in Baltimore, students are charged $7,920 per year
  2. Anne Arundel Community College - located in Arnold, students are charged $3,504 per year
  3. Allegany College of Maryland - located in Cumberland, students are charged $3,266 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Maryland nursing assistant schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Hagerstown Community College - located in Hagerstown, students are charged $2,716 per year
  2. Allegany College of Maryland - located in Cumberland, students are charged $3,266 per year
  3. Anne Arundel Community College - located in Arnold, students are charged $3,504 per year

A nursing assistant certificate from a Maryland school... what next?

The highest percentage of nursing assistant graduates in Maryland pursue careers as a nursing assistant. Maryland had 31,750 nursing assistants in 2010. In Maryland, the largest numbers of nursing assistants work in the following counties:

  1. Anne Arundel County - 17,440 nursing assistants
  2. Frederick County - 6,700 nursing assistants
  3. Washington County - 1,310 nursing assistants

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of nursing assistants is expected to grow by 18% by 2018. There are projected to be 36,320 nursing assistants working in the Maryland then.

Salary

On average, nursing assistants earn $28,510 per year. However, Maryland nursing assistants earned anywhere in the range from as less than $18,520 per year to more than $41,850 per year in 2010. On average a nursing assistant earns the most in the following Maryland counties:

  1. Frederick County - $29,510 per year
  2. Anne Arundel County - $28,580 per year
  3. St. Mary's County - $28,180 per year

On average, nursing assistants earns the least in the following Maryland counties:

  1. Garrett County - $24,020 per year
  2. Allegany County - $24,930 per year
  3. Somerset County - $25,810 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Maryland statistics regarding a career in nurse assisting and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as forensic nursing or LVN.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Certificate in Nurse Assisting in Maryland

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,503 miles from location Anne Arundel Community College Arnold MD 12.0333 n/a 16,741
5,570 miles from location Hagerstown Community College Hagerstown MD 14.2767 n/a 4,452
5,626 miles from location Allegany College of Maryland Cumberland MD 15.4669 n/a 4,085
5,510 miles from location Sojourner-Douglass College Baltimore MD 10.8314 n/a 1,294
5,531 miles from location American Career Institute Silver Spring MD 39.0691 100% 219
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants + 31,750 $28,510 26.8%
 

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