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Nursing Assistants & Aides Schools in Mississippi

180 Nursing Assistant students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Nursing Assistants & Aides is the 4th most popular major out of a total 12 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Assistants & Aides Majors in Mississippi

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 170
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 10
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 10

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Assistants & Aides Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Black or African American: 56.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.8%
  • White: 37.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 2.8%
Nursing Assistants & Aides Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Assistants & Aides Grads in Mississippi

There are 13,850 people in the state and 1,450,960 people in the nation working in nursing assistant jobs.

Nursing Assistants & Aides Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Nursing Assistants & Aides Jobs in Mississippi

Nursing Assistant grads earn an average of $23,100 in the state and $29,580 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Mississippi that offer nursing assistant degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

81 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,537 Total Students

In their early career, NWCC grads earn an average salary of $22,700. The full-time teacher rate is 62%. This public school has an average net price of $5,808.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,536 Total Students

A typical student attending Jones County Junior College will pay a net price of $5,024. 81% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,402 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $5,804. The full-time teacher rate is 68%. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,827 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 91% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,086. In their early career, Hinds Community College grads earn an average salary of $21,100.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,954 Total Students

93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College grads earn an average salary of $22,100. 66% of the teachers are full time.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,128 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,600 after earning their degree at this institution. 100% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,339.

Nursing Assistants & Aides Careers in MS

Some of the careers nursing assistant majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Nursing Assistants 9% $22,480

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

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Licensed Practical Nursing 711

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