Nursing Assistant Employment Data

Employment of nursing assistants is projected to grow 9% from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for many occupations. As the baby-boom population ages, nursing assistants and orderlies will be needed to help care for an increasing number of older patients.



Nursing Assistants

 21,500 – Nursing Assistants in Louisiana

  2,580 – Nursing Assistants in the Shreveport/Bossier City area



Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook (April 2020) 



Nursing Assistant Salary Data


Average Salary

Average Hourly Wage

Shreveport/Bossier City

$ 24,940

$ 11.99

State of Louisiana

$ 23,340

$ 11.22


$ 29,660

$ 14.25







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