Nursing Assistant in Missouri

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Schools Offering Nurse Assisting Programs in Missouri


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Missouri students graduate with certificates in nurse assisting. In other words, every year an estimated 141 nursing assistants graduate from Missouri's 5 nursing assistant schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Missouri with a nursing assistant program is Texas County Technical Institute, which is located in Houston. In 2010, it was ranked 63rd nationwide. 46 students graduated with a certificate in nursing assistant from Texas County Technical Institute in 2010.

Lex La-Ray Technical Center, which is located in Lexington, is the second-ranked school in Missouri that has a nursing assistant program. It received a ranking of 70th in the country in 2010. 0 students graduated with certificate in nursing assistant from Lex La-Ray Technical Center in 2010.

St. Louis College of Health Careers, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Missouri that has a nursing assistant program. It is located in Saint Louis. 89 students graduated with certificate in nursing assistant from St. Louis College of Health Careers in 2010. Tuition at St. Louis College of Health Careers was $14,885 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Missouri nursing assistant school, average tuition will be $6,037 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,590 per year to $14,885 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Missouri nursing assistant schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. St. Louis College of Health Careers - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $14,885 per year
  2. Everest College-Springfield Campus - located in Springfield, students are charged $12,708 per year
  3. Mineral Area College - located in Park Hills, students are charged $2,590 per year

The nursing assistant schools in Missouri that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Mineral Area College - located in Park Hills, students are charged $2,590 per year
  2. Everest College-Springfield Campus - located in Springfield, students are charged $12,708 per year
  3. St. Louis College of Health Careers - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $14,885 per year

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

The highest percentage of nursing assistant graduates in Missouri pursue careers as a nursing assistant. In 2010, there were 40,220 nursing assistants working in Missouri. The following counties have the largest number of Missouri nursing assistants:

  1. Bond County - 18,210 nursing assistants
  2. Franklin County - 11,470 nursing assistants
  3. Christian County - 3,480 nursing assistants

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 43,310 nursing assistants will be working in Missouri state. This would require the number of nursing assistants to grow by 9%.

Salary

On average, nursing assistants earn $21,890 per year. But, salaries for nursing assistants can vary. In 2010, nursing assistants made as little as less than $15,590 per year or as much as more than $30,140 per year in Missouri. A nursing assistant in the following Missouri counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Franklin County - $24,740 per year
  2. Bond County - $23,050 per year
  3. Boone County - $23,030 per year

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

  1. Adair County - $18,340 per year
  2. Butler County - $18,610 per year
  3. Callaway County - $19,700 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Missouri 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 Missouri

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,251 miles from location Mineral Area College Park Hills MO 18.8434 n/a 3,671
6,407 miles from location Everest College-Springfield Campus Springfield MO 18.4511 81% 520
6,239 miles from location St. Louis College of Health Careers Saint Louis MO 29.1772 n/a 340
6,333 miles from location Texas County Technical Institute Houston MO 36.906 100% 186
6,432 miles from location Lex La-Ray Technical Center Lexington MO 30.0167 n/a 43
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants + 40,220 $21,890 3.5%
 

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