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Nursing Assistants & Aides Schools in California

1,765 students earned Nursing Assistant degrees in California in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Nursing Assistants & Aides is the 3rd most popular major in the state out of a total 19 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Assistants & Aides Majors in California

Nursing Assistant majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1,709
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 56
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 56

Gender Distribution

In California, a nursing assistant major is more popular with women than with men.

Nursing Assistants & Aides Majors in CA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nursing assistant majors in California is as follows:

  • Asian: 9.9%
  • Black or African American: 7.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 58.0%
  • White: 18.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 5.1%
Nursing Assistants & Aides Majors in CA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Assistants & Aides Grads in California

In this state, there are 99,440 people employed in jobs related to a nursing assistant degree, compared to 1,450,960 nationwide.

Nursing Assistants & Aides Jobs Nationwide vs. CA

Wages for Nursing Assistants & Aides Jobs in California

In this state, nursing assistant grads earn an average of $35,220. Nationwide, they make an average of $29,580.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 41 colleges in California that offer nursing assistant degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Merced College

Merced
119 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,995 Total Students

27 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending Merced Community College District will pay a net price of $8,486. 38% of the teachers are full time.

113 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,557 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $1,197. In their early career, College of the Sequoias grads earn an average salary of $21,700. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 44% are considered full time.

#3

Southwestern College

Chula Vista
103 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,569 Total Students

81% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending SWC Chula Vista will pay a net price of $3,919. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,400 a year.

102 Degrees in Major Awarded
20,000 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,100 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 77% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,229.

101 Degrees in Major Awarded
21,292 Total Students

35% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $24,300 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1.

97 Degrees in Major Awarded
17,908 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $22,900 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 44% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,454.

#7

Allan Hancock College

Santa Maria
87 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,285 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $3,097. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 28% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

87 Degrees in Major Awarded
752 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $30,100 after graduation. 69% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 45 to 1.

#9

Bakersfield College

Bakersfield
77 Degrees in Major Awarded
24,589 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 31 to 1. A typical student attending Bakersfield College will pay a net price of $5,425. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,400 a year.

74 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,373 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $3,739. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 38 to 1. 53% of students get financical aid.

Nursing Assistants & Aides Careers in CA

Some of the careers nursing assistant majors go into include:

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
Nursing Assistants 15% $33,070

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to nursing assistant.

Major Annual Graduates in CA
Licensed Practical Nursing 4,993
Other Nursing & Nursing Assistants 759

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