Occupational Employment Statistics


31-1131 Nursing Assistants

Provide or assist with basic care or support under the direction of onsite licensed nursing staff. Perform duties such as monitoring of health status, feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, or ambulation of patients in a health or nursing facility. May include medication administration and other health-related tasks. Includes nursing care attendants, nursing aides, and nursing attendants. Excludes ?Home Health Aides? (31-1121), ?Personal Care Aides? (31-1122), ?Orderlies? (31-1132), and ?Psychiatric Aides? (31-1133).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Central Minnesota 3,740153$17.32/hr$13.47/hr$15.17/hr$17.40/hr$19.31/hr$21.74/hr
Northeast Minnesota 2,630178$16.30/hr$13.01/hr$14.11/hr$15.98/hr$18.32/hr$20.13/hr
Northwest Minnesota 5,540767$16.14/hr$13.07/hr$14.15/hr$15.96/hr$18.29/hr$19.83/hr
Southeast Minnesota 4,4101,230$16.55/hr$13.14/hr$14.60/hr$16.64/hr$18.55/hr$19.78/hr
Southwest Minnesota 3,120545$15.06/hr$12.55/hr$13.60/hr$14.87/hr$16.27/hr$18.64/hr
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 13,150859$18.38/hr$14.33/hr$16.29/hr$18.30/hr$20.53/hr$23.59/hr
Minnesota 30,3501,578$17.20/hr$13.36/hr$14.90/hr$17.12/hr$19.29/hr$22.12/hr
U S 1,419,9207,100$15.03/hr$10.75/hr$12.46/hr$14.52/hr$17.25/hr$19.88/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business Services630$18.21/hr
Education and Health Services28,550$17.03/hr
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -10-
Northeast Balance of State 700$15.33/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 720$14.94/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 1,070$16.67/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 1,260$16.16/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 1,320$17.47/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 2,050$14.99/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 2,050$15.33/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 2,270$15.98/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 2,300$16.58/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 2,610$17.38/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 2,630$15.98/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 3,120$14.87/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 3,300$15.84/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 3,740$17.40/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 4,410$16.64/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 5,540$15.96/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 13,150$18.30/hrN/A
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 15,360$18.05/hrN/A
Minnesota 30,350$17.12/hrN/A