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Nursing Assistant in Virginia

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Schools Offering Nurse Assisting Programs in Virginia

Around 0.1% of Virginia's graduates graduate from nurse assisting certificate programs every year. That means an estimated 123 nursing assistants graduate from Virginia's 2 nursing assistant schools each year.

Top Schools

Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center, which was ranked 63rd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Virginia that has a nursing assistant program. It is located in Fishersville. In 2010, 23 students graduated from Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center's nursing assistant program.

Career Training Solutions, which was ranked 65th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Virginia that has a nursing assistant program. It is located in Fredericksburg. In 2010, 94 students graduated from Career Training Solutions nursing assistant program.


The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Virginia nursing assistant schools were charged at the following schools:

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

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

Most people who graduate from nursing assistant school in Virginia go on to work as a nursing assistant. 34,220 nursing assistants were working in Virginia in 2010. In Virginia, the largest numbers of nursing assistants work in the following counties:

  1. Caroline County - 7,110 nursing assistants
  2. Chesapeake County - 6,100 nursing assistants
  3. Botetourt County - 2,360 nursing assistants

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of nursing assistants in Virginia will grow by 34%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 45,060 nursing assistants working in Virginia.


On average, nursing assistants earn $23,670 per year. However, Virginia nursing assistants earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,540 per year to more than $35,560 per year in 2010. On average a nursing assistant earns the most in the following Virginia counties:

  1. Frederick County - $25,810 per year
  2. Albemarle County - $24,890 per year
  3. Harrisonburg County - $24,610 per year

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

  1. Brunswick County - $19,970 per year
  2. Buchanan County - $20,730 per year
  3. Accomack County - $20,860 per year

More Information

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

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 34,220 $23,670 15.6%

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