Nursing Assistant in Ohio

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Schools Offering Nurse Assisting Programs in Ohio

Each year, approximately 0.8% of Ohio graduates receive certificates in nurse assisting. In other words, every year an estimated 2,775 nursing assistants graduate from Ohio's 31 nursing assistant schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Ohio with a nursing assistant program is TCTC Adult Training Center, which is located in Warren. In 2010, it was ranked 57th nationwide. 60 students graduated with a certificate in nursing assistant from TCTC Adult Training Center in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Ohio that has a nursing assistant program is Auburn Career Center. Auburn Career Center, which was ranked 62nd in the country in 2010, is located in Painesville. In 2010, Auburn Career Center graduated 66 students from its nursing assistant program.

Career and Technology Education Centers of Licking County, which was ranked 62nd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Ohio that has a nursing assistant program. It is located in Newark. In 2010, 6 students graduated from Career and Technology Education Centers of Licking County nursing assistant program. Career and Technology Education Centers of Licking County charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.


Tuition at Ohio's nursing assistant schools ranges from $12,595 per year to $5,350 per year. But, the average tuition is $1,786 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Ohio nursing assistant schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Northcoast Medical Training Academy - located in Kent, students are charged $12,595 per year
  2. Fortis College - located in Cincinnati, students are charged $11,288 per year
  3. Brown Mackie College-Akron - located in Akron, students are charged $9,319 per year

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

  1. Columbiana County Career and Technical Center - located in Lisbon, students are charged $5,350 per year
  2. US Grant Joint Vocational School - located in Bethel, students are charged $5,550 per year
  3. Choffin Career and Technical Center - located in Youngstown, students are charged $7,700 per year

A nursing assistant certificate from an Ohio school... what next?

The highest percentage of nursing assistant graduates in Ohio pursue careers as a nursing assistant. 73,820 nursing assistants were working in Ohio in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Ohio nursing assistants:

  1. Cuyahoga County - 15,010 nursing assistants
  2. Dearborn County - 12,140 nursing assistants
  3. Delaware County - 8,560 nursing assistants

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of nursing assistants in the state of Ohio will grow to 87,840. This would require a 15% growth in the profession.


A nursing assistant in Ohio makes an average of $24,100 per year. However, this number is only an average. nursing assistants in Ohio had varying salaries from $15,940 to $34,140 per year in 2010. A nursing assistant in the following Ohio counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Erie County - $25,660 per year
  2. Dearborn County - $25,510 per year
  3. Greene County - $25,200 per year

A nursing assistant in the following counties in Ohio make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Jefferson County - $20,550 per year
  2. Richland County - $21,260 per year
  3. Allen County - $21,500 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,870 miles from location Tolles Career and Technical Center Plain City OH n/a n/a n/a
5,930 miles from location Four County Career Center Archbold OH n/a n/a n/a
5,825 miles from location Career and Technology Education Centers of Licking County Newark OH 37.7568 92% 1,484
5,787 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Akron Akron OH 12.9702 n/a 1,120
5,918 miles from location Apollo Career Center Lima OH 34.1875 n/a 817
5,928 miles from location Fortis College Cincinnati OH 4.14091 n/a 668
5,818 miles from location O C Collins Career Center Chesapeake OH 30.0255 n/a 440
5,924 miles from location Miami Valley Career Technology Center Clayton OH 33.2458 n/a 432
5,800 miles from location Adult Center for Education Zanesville OH 33.4162 n/a 408
5,849 miles from location Pickaway Ross Joint Vocational School District Chillicothe OH 33.4003 n/a 405
5,926 miles from location Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development Cincinnati OH 29.8657 n/a 380
5,915 miles from location Warren County Career Center Lebanon OH 34.9089 n/a 365
5,890 miles from location Toledo Public Schools Adult & Continuing Education Toledo OH 8.67611 n/a 338
5,773 miles from location Auburn Career Center Painesville OH 37.8234 n/a 298
5,843 miles from location Ehove Career Center Milan OH 27.8478 n/a 264
5,829 miles from location Knox County Career Center Mount Vernon OH 30.5456 n/a 263
5,749 miles from location Columbiana County Career and Technical Center Lisbon OH 6.46571 n/a 252
5,749 miles from location TCTC Adult Training Center Warren OH 42.7898 100% 230
5,774 miles from location Northcoast Medical Training Academy Kent OH 34.1348 n/a 222
5,830 miles from location Madison Adult Career Center Mansfield OH 29.2633 n/a 208
0 miles from location Choffin Career and Technical Center Youngstown OH 27.4325 n/a 192
5,861 miles from location Tri-Rivers Career Center Marion OH 35.6035 n/a 186
5,847 miles from location Sandusky Career Center Sandusky OH 32.9822 100% 175
5,941 miles from location Vantage Career Center Van Wert OH 35.82 n/a 138
5,853 miles from location Adult and Community Education-Hudson Columbus OH 36.5229 100% 129
5,821 miles from location Lorain County Joint Vocational School District Oberlin OH 32.3088 n/a 128
5,809 miles from location Tri-County Adult Career Center Nelsonville OH 31.4393 n/a 126
5,853 miles from location American School of Technology Columbus OH 23.0108 n/a 111
5,858 miles from location Delaware Area Career Center Delaware OH 32.1016 n/a 88
5,842 miles from location Pioneer Career and Technology Center Shelby OH 26.7777 n/a 65
5,907 miles from location US Grant Joint Vocational School Bethel OH 28.098 n/a 24

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants + 73,820 $24,100 -2.3%

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