Nursing Assistants

Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff. Perform duties such as feed, bathe, dress, groom, or move patients, or change linens. May transfer or transport patients. Includes nursing care attendants, nursing aides, and nursing attendants. Excludes “Home Health Aides” (31-1011), “Orderlies” (31-1015), “Personal Care Aides” (39-9021), and “Psychiatric Aides” (31-1013).

Current openings

C.N.A. 7
Certified Nurse Aide 31
Hospital Aide 56

Salaries in NYC

Starting at:
$29,060
($13/hour)
Middle:
$35,410
($17/hour)
Up to:
$38,120
($18/hour)
Average:
$35,100
($16/hour)

Educational requirements

Minimum education:
Postsecondary non-degree award

Work experience:
None

On-the-job training:
None

Education level achieved by workers

 

Sources: New York State Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor.