Nursing Assistant in Oklahoma

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Schools Offering Nurse Assisting Programs in Oklahoma


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Oklahoma receive nurse assisting certificates every year. In other words, every year an estimated 98 nursing assistants graduate from Oklahoma's 5 nursing assistant schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a nursing assistant program is Northwest Technology Center-Fairview. Northwest Technology Center-Fairview, which was ranked 63rd in the country in 2010, is located in Fairview. no students graduated with a certificate in nursing assistant from Northwest Technology Center-Fairview in 2010.

Indian Capital Technology Center-Tahlequah, which is located in Tahlequah, is the second-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a nursing assistant program. It received a ranking of 68th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 14 students graduated from Indian Capital Technology Center-Tahlequah nursing assistant program.

Meridian Technology Center, which was ranked 68th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a nursing assistant program. It is located in Stillwater. Meridian Technology Center charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

In 2010, the following Oklahoma nursing assistant schools had the highest tuition rates:

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

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

The highest percentage of nursing assistant graduates in Oklahoma pursue careers as a nursing assistant. In 2010, there were 19,330 nursing assistants working in Oklahoma. The Oklahoma counties with the largest populations of nursing assistants are:

  1. Canadian County - 6,540 nursing assistants
  2. Creek County - 5,000 nursing assistants
  3. Atoka County - 2,780 nursing assistants

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 20,830 nursing assistants will be working in Oklahoma state. This would require the number of nursing assistants to grow by 9%.

Salary

On average, a nursing assistant earns a salary of $20,780 per year in Oklahoma state. However, this number is only an average. nursing assistants in Oklahoma had varying salaries from $15,630 to $33,910 per year in 2010. The counties in Oklahoma with the highest average salary for a nursing assistant are:

  1. Cherokee County - $22,780 per year
  2. Creek County - $21,600 per year
  3. Canadian County - $21,100 per year

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

  1. Adair County - $18,800 per year
  2. Atoka County - $19,300 per year
  3. Beckham County - $19,930 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in nurse assisting in Oklahoma and to compare salaries with various related fields such as forensic nursing or LVN, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Certificate in Nurse Assisting in Oklahoma

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,634 miles from location Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center Choctaw OK 23.6866 n/a 603
6,622 miles from location Meridian Technology Center Stillwater OK 28.3712 n/a 576
6,487 miles from location Kiamichi Technology Center-Poteau Poteau OK 21.1406 n/a 422
6,503 miles from location Indian Capital Technology Center-Tahlequah Tahlequah OK 32.2739 n/a 266
6,698 miles from location Northwest Technology Center-Fairview Fairview OK 37.4186 n/a 30
 

Curious what studying Nursing Assistant gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Oklahoma

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants + 19,330 $20,780 -8.1%
 

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