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Nursing Assistant in Massachusetts

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Schools Offering Nurse Assisting Programs in Massachusetts

Each year, roughly 0.0% of Massachusetts students graduate with certificates in nurse assisting. Thus, Massachusetts' 2 nursing assistant schools put out approximately 46 nursing assistants each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Massachusetts with a nursing assistant program is Medical Professional Institute, which is located in Malden. In 2010, it was ranked 67th nationwide. 15 students graduated with a certificate in nursing assistant from Medical Professional Institute in 2010.

Bunker Hill Community College, which was ranked 89th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a nursing assistant program. It is located in Charlestown. 25 students graduated with certificate in nursing assistant from Bunker Hill Community College in 2010. The tuition rate at Bunker Hill Community College was $3,144 per year.


Tuition at Massachusetts' nursing assistant schools ranges from $3,144 per year to $3,144 per year. But, the average tuition is $1,572 per year. The Massachusetts nursing assistant schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Bunker Hill Community College - located in Charlestown, students are charged $3,144 per year

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

  1. Bunker Hill Community College - located in Charlestown, students are charged $3,144 per year

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

A large number of Massachusetts nursing assistant graduates become nursing assistants. If you decide to work as a nursing assistant in Massachusetts, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 40,520 Massachusetts nursing assistants as of 2010. In Massachusetts, the largest numbers of nursing assistants work in the following counties:

  1. Bristol County - 21,550 nursing assistants
  2. Hartford County - 4,330 nursing assistants
  3. Windham County - 3,480 nursing assistants

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of nursing assistants is expected to grow by 10% by 2018. There are projected to be 47,450 nursing assistants working in the Massachusetts then.


A nursing assistant in Massachusetts makes an average of $28,970 per year. In 2010, however, some Massachusetts nursing assistants earned as little as less than $20,300 per year or as much as more than $39,770 per year. The counties in Massachusetts with the highest average salary for a nursing assistant are:

  1. Barnstable County - $30,995 per year
  2. Windham County - $30,060 per year
  3. Essex County - $29,093 per year

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

  1. Franklin County - $26,550 per year
  2. Berkshire County - $26,960 per year
  3. Worcester County - $26,990 per year

More Information

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

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  • Certificate in Nurse Assisting in Massachusetts

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 40,520 $28,970 -2.0%

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