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Best states for a Certified Nursing Assistant

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Not all states present equal opportunity for employees, and when it comes to Certified Nursing Assistant jobs, it's no different.

We know how hard job search can be, and in order to make your life a little easier, we have the information you need in order to determine where you might want to start your job search.

As Certified Nursing Assistants are popular in the U.S., we wanted to bring you a list of the best states for Certified Nursing Assistants. In case you are trying to decide where to start your career as a Certified Nursing Assistant, or if you are considering moving to a different city or state, we got you covered.

Nursing and Nursing Assistants are the most common majors for people with jobs as Certified Nursing Assistants.

CNA and Golden Living have current job openings that you can apply to using Zippia's job search tools.

The 10 Best States in America For Certified Nursing Assistants in 2019

  1. Minnesota
  2. Alaska
  3. New Hampshire
  4. New York
  5. North Dakota
  6. Rhode Island
  7. Oregon
  8. Florida
  9. Wisconsin
  10. Vermont
  • (1,109 jobs)
  • (70 jobs)
  • (373 jobs)
  • (1,542 jobs)
  • (84 jobs)
  • (178 jobs)
  • (431 jobs)
  • (1,760 jobs)
  • (811 jobs)
  • (137 jobs)

The Bureau of Labor Statistics' most recent data helped us determine the ranking.

We ranked each of the 50 states from best to worst for Certified Nursing Assistants, to help you with your next career move.

Below is the list of the best states for Certified Nursing Assistants.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Certified Nursing Assistants in 2019

1. Minnesota

Total Certified Nursing Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,109 $35,479 $20,000 $60,000 1.67
Certified Nursing Assistant Jobs in Minnesota

2. Alaska

Total Certified Nursing Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
70 $34,783 $22,000 $54,000 1.31
Certified Nursing Assistant Jobs in Alaska

3. New Hampshire

Total Certified Nursing Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
373 $28,261 $17,000 $44,000 2.05
Certified Nursing Assistant Jobs in New Hampshire

4. New York

Total Certified Nursing Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,542 $33,087 $20,000 $52,000 1.01
Certified Nursing Assistant Jobs in New York

5. North Dakota

Total Certified Nursing Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
84 $30,484 $19,000 $48,000 0.98
Certified Nursing Assistant Jobs in North Dakota

6. Rhode Island

Total Certified Nursing Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
178 $27,131 $17,000 $42,000 1.72
Certified Nursing Assistant Jobs in Rhode Island

7. Oregon

Total Certified Nursing Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
431 $29,173 $18,000 $46,000 1.15
Certified Nursing Assistant Jobs in Oregon

8. Florida

Total Certified Nursing Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,760 $31,305 $26,000 $36,000 1.2
Certified Nursing Assistant Jobs in Florida

9. Wisconsin

Total Certified Nursing Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
811 $26,341 $16,000 $41,000 1.45
Certified Nursing Assistant Jobs in Wisconsin

10. Vermont

Total Certified Nursing Assistant Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
137 $26,862 $16,000 $42,000 1.96
Certified Nursing Assistant Jobs in Vermont

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Certified Nursing Assistant

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for a Certified Nursing Assistant

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