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Nursing Assistants

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

This career: $13.00
Statewide median: $18.15

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Nursing Assistants

Area Low Median High
U S
$9.01 $12.06 $17.33
Minnesota
$10.06 $13 $17.58
Central Minnesota
$9.97 $12.33 $17.10
Northeast Minnesota
$9.90 $12.95 $17.45
Northwest Minnesota
$9.83 $11.60 $14.85
Southeast Minnesota
$9.63 $12.26 $17.55
Southwest Minnesota
$9.66 $11.18 $14.45
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$11.05 $13.92 $18.20

"Low" indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 29,690 workers employed in this very large career.

Where do Nursing Assistants most often work?

 

Current Demand

This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 8,480 new Nursing Assistants to meet market demand between 2012-2022. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Nursing Assistants
  Employment Employment Change
2012 2022 Number Percent
U S 1,479,800 1,792,000 312,200 21.1%
Minnesota 30,184 32,926 2,742 9.1%
  2010 2020 Number Percent


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