Nursing Assistant in Utah

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Schools Offering Nurse Assisting Programs in Utah


Each year, roughly 1.5% of Utah students graduate with certificates in nurse assisting. Thus, Utah's 8 nursing assistant schools put out approximately 1,361 nursing assistants each year.

Top Schools

Mountainland Applied Technology College, which is located in Orem, is the top-ranked school in Utah that has a nursing assistant program. It received a ranking of 62nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 96 students graduated from Mountainland Applied Technology College's nursing assistant program.

Uintah Basin Applied Technology College, which is located in Roosevelt, is the second-ranked school in Utah that has a nursing assistant program. It received a ranking of 73rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Uintah Basin Applied Technology College graduated 105 students from its nursing assistant program.

The third-ranked school in Utah that has a nursing assistant program is Davis Applied Technology College. Davis Applied Technology College, which was ranked 79th in the country in 2010, is located in Kaysville. In 2010, 648 students graduated from Davis Applied Technology College nursing assistant program. The tuition rate at Davis Applied Technology College was $0 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Utah's nursing assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $1,136 per year, though tuition can range from $3,489 per year to $2,670 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Utah nursing assistant schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Dixie State College of Utah - located in Saint George, students are charged $3,489 per year
  2. Salt Lake Community College - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $2,932 per year
  3. Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah - located in Price, students are charged $2,670 per year

The following Utah nursing assistant schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah - located in Price, students are charged $2,670 per year
  2. Salt Lake Community College - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $2,932 per year
  3. Dixie State College of Utah - located in Saint George, students are charged $3,489 per year

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

The highest percentage of nursing assistant graduates in Utah pursue careers as a nursing assistant. If you decide to work as a nursing assistant in Utah, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 10,150 Utah nursing assistants as of 2010. The largest populations of Utah nursing assistants are working in the following counties:

  1. Salt Lake County - 5,330 nursing assistants
  2. Davis County - 1,670 nursing assistants
  3. Juab County - 1,450 nursing assistants

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 13,260 nursing assistants will be working in Utah state. This would require the number of nursing assistants to grow by 42%.

Salary

On average, a nursing assistant earns a salary of $23,110 per year in Utah state. In 2010, however, some Utah nursing assistants earned as little as less than $16,370 per year or as much as more than $29,980 per year. The counties in Utah with the highest average salary for a nursing assistant are:

  1. Salt Lake County - $24,060 per year
  2. Washington County - $23,450 per year
  3. Carbon County - $23,120 per year

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

  1. Millard County - $21,100 per year
  2. Franklin County - $21,390 per year
  3. Box Elder County - $21,680 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Utah 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 Utah

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,364 miles from location Salt Lake Community College Salt Lake City UT 17.6641 n/a 34,966
7,511 miles from location Dixie State College of Utah Saint George UT 17.5892 n/a 7,708
7,357 miles from location Davis Applied Technology College Kaysville UT 21.3093 n/a 4,194
7,354 miles from location Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College Ogden UT 15.3887 n/a 3,085
7,323 miles from location Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah Price UT 19.0139 n/a 2,419
7,270 miles from location Uintah Basin Applied Technology College Roosevelt UT 27.2628 100% 798
7,360 miles from location Mountainland Applied Technology College Orem UT 37.6824 n/a 533
7,475 miles from location Southwest Applied Technology Center Cedar City UT 6.35473 n/a 436
 

Curious what studying Nursing Assistant gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants + 10,150 $23,110 8.9%
 

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