Nursing assistants are most often employed by the Nursing Care Facilities industry. The average yearly wage for Nursing assistants was $26,774 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Nursing assistants by wage are Office machine operators, except computer, Helpersinstallation, maintenance, & repair workers , and Other grounds maintenance workers.
Nursing assistants are part of the Healthcare Support Occupations, along with Home health aides, Personal care aides, Nursing assistants, Orderlies and psychiatric aides, Occupational therapy assistants & aides, and 9 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Nursing assistants are Jamaica, Hollis & St. Albans PUMA, NY, Wakefield, Williamsbridge & Woodlawn PUMA, NY, and Canarsie & Flatlands PUMA, NY. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Nursing assistants are Wakefield, Williamsbridge & Woodlawn PUMA, NY, East Flatbush, Farragut & Rugby PUMA, NY, and Lauderhill & Lauderdale Lakes Cities PUMA, FL.