Becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant is a great opportunity. CNA’s are in high demand and the prospects of employment are endless. Not only is job security high, but CNA’s have the potential to make top wages.

In 2019, $14.25 per hour was the national median pay for CNA workers. Over 1.5 million Nursing Assistants were employed at that time. Additionally, the employment field is growing at 8% which is much faster than average according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Additionally, the median pay in metro Detroit is higher than the national pay. This just scratches the surface, there are facilities here in greater metro Detroit that start their Certified Nursing Assistants at about $17 per hour. And with experience, some nursing assistants earn up to $22 per hour and more.

Becoming a CNA is a great way to enter the medical field and healthcare industry. You can land a job in hospitals, skilled nursing and long-term care facilities, home healthcare and more. It’s easy to get started and Parrish Academy can prepare you to complete your State certification and get to work in no time. It only takes 2 weeks! Enroll today to start your career.