Nursing Assistant in Texas

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Schools Offering Nurse Assisting Programs in Texas


Around 0.3% of Texas's graduates graduate from nurse assisting certificate programs every year. That means an estimated 1,528 nursing assistants graduate from Texas' 19 nursing assistant schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Texas that has a nursing assistant program is Texas Health School. Texas Health School, which was ranked 65th in the country in 2010, is located in Houston. In 2010, 241 students graduated from Texas Health School's nursing assistant program.

The second-ranked school in Texas with a nursing assistant program is Computer Career Center a division of Vista College, which is located in El Paso. In 2010, it was ranked 65th nationwide. Tuition at Computer Career Center a division of Vista College was $18,563 per year.

The third-ranked school in Texas that has a nursing assistant program is Anamarc College. Anamarc College, which was ranked 72nd in the country in 2010, is located in El Paso. In 2010, Anamarc College graduated 344 students from its nursing assistant programs. Tuition at Anamarc College was $0 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Texas' nursing assistant schools ranges from $18,563 per year to $1,230 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,618 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Texas nursing assistant schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Computer Career Center a division of Vista College - located in El Paso, students are charged $18,563 per year
  2. Baptist Health System School of Health Professions - located in San Antonio, students are charged $6,692 per year
  3. Texas State Technical College Harlingen - located in Harlingen, students are charged $5,205 per year

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

  1. Cedar Valley College - located in Lancaster, students are charged $1,230 per year
  2. Trinity Valley Community College - located in Athens, students are charged $1,600 per year
  3. El Paso Community College - located in El Paso, students are charged $1,690 per year

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

Most people who graduate from nursing assistant school in Texas go on to work as a nursing assistant. In 2010, there were 97,530 nursing assistants working in Texas. The Texas counties with the largest populations of nursing assistants are:

  1. Austin County - 19,750 nursing assistants
  2. Collin County - 17,100 nursing assistants
  3. Atascosa County - 7,470 nursing assistants

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 126,160 nursing assistants will be working in Texas state. This would require the number of nursing assistants to grow by 27%.

Salary

On average, a nursing assistant earns a salary of $22,010 per year in Texas state. In 2010, however, some Texas nursing assistants earned as little as less than $15,490 per year or as much as more than $34,460 per year. The following counties in Texas have the highest average salaries for nursing assistants:

  1. Bell County - $24,330 per year
  2. Atascosa County - $24,290 per year
  3. Johnson County - $23,510 per year

The Texas counties with the lowest average salary for nursing assistants are:

  1. Cameron County - $18,980 per year
  2. Brewster County - $19,190 per year
  3. Hardin County - $19,190 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Texas statistics regarding a career in nurse assisting. Take a look and compare salaries with various 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 Texas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,616 miles from location Concorde Career Institute Dallas TX n/a n/a n/a
6,741 miles from location Concorde Career Institute San Antonio TX n/a n/a n/a
7,184 miles from location El Paso Community College El Paso TX 12.5365 n/a 28,168
6,737 miles from location South Texas College Mcallen TX 12.2411 n/a 26,338
6,808 miles from location Laredo Community College Laredo TX 16.3512 n/a 9,361
6,568 miles from location Trinity Valley Community College Athens TX 17.4138 n/a 7,012
6,701 miles from location Texas State Technical College Harlingen Harlingen TX 16.937 n/a 5,988
6,619 miles from location Cedar Valley College Lancaster TX 9.01299 n/a 5,886
7,186 miles from location Computer Career Center a division of Vista College El Paso TX 35.1167 n/a 2,220
6,624 miles from location PCI Health Training Center Dallas TX 26.7454 n/a 908
6,680 miles from location South Texas Vocational Technical Institute Corpus Christi TX n/a n/a 838
6,719 miles from location South Texas Vo-Tech Institute Weslaco TX 26.4005 100% 818
6,680 miles from location Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Corpus Christi TX 24.3632 n/a 755
7,188 miles from location Anamarc College El Paso TX 28.0072 n/a 715
6,692 miles from location South Texas Vocational Technical Institute Brownsville TX n/a n/a 653
6,736 miles from location South Texas Vocational Technical Institute-McAllen Mcallen TX 26.3117 n/a 474
6,740 miles from location Baptist Health System School of Health Professions San Antonio TX 14.1132 100% 458
6,560 miles from location Texas Health School Houston TX 35.4141 84% 163
6,700 miles from location South Texas Training Center San Benito TX n/a n/a 42
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants + 97,530 $22,010 11.2%
 

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