CNA Programs in New York

CNA Programs in New York

Have you decided that you want to train as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in New York? If you have, you have made a fabulous choice.

CNA Job Outlook and Salary in New York

Certified Nursing Assistants are in high demand in New York, and they will continue to be in demand about over the decade. Overall employment of CNAs in New York is projected to grow by 13.9% from 2018 to 2028. Those who choose to work as a CNA in New York enjoy a median salary of $39,147 per year.

To get a detailed picture, take a look at CNA employment and salary situation in different metro areas in New York below:

AreaTotal EmploymentAvg. Hourly WageAvg. Annual Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City84,340$19.48$40,520
Glens FallsN/A$19.44$40,420
Kingston550$16.94$35,240
Elmira520$16.39$34,090
Syracuse2,710$16.17$33,640
Utica-Rome1,530$16.15$33,590
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls4,660$16.11$33,510
Rochester4,880$15.77$32,800
Albany-Schenectady-Troy4,510$15.57$32,390
Ithaca230$14.64$30,460
Binghamton1,410$14.41$29,970
Watertown-Fort Drum400$14.02$29,150

Requirements to Become a CNA in New York

Currently, the training program requirement for aspiring CNAs is the completion of at least 75 hours of classroom lectures and clinical experience. Common topics taught include daily living assistance, taking vital signs, computer skills, and communications.

After completing the required amount of training, CNA candidates must pass the New York CNA Competency Exam, which has two sections: a clinical evaluation and a written exam.

After passing the exam, CNAs are issued unique registry numbers. These numbers are kept on file by the New York Nurse Aide Registry and are available to the public.

State-Approved CNA Programs in New York

New York is home to dozens of great schools offering state-approved CNA programs. To make your decision easier, we have listed the top facilities below:

  1. Ace Institute of Technology

    312 W 36th St, New York, NY 10018 (212) 695-9700
  2. Allen School of Health Sciences

    18 Jamaica Ave #163, Jamaica, NY 11432 (718) 291-2200
  3. Alliance Computing Solutions

    545 8th Ave #1210, New York, NY 10018 (212) 868-5990
  4. Brooklyn Job Corps Center

    585 Dekalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205 (718) 623-4000
  5. Cassadaga Job Corps Center

    8115 Glasgow Rd, Cassadaga, NY 14718 (716) 595-4200
  6. City College of New York

    160 Convent Ave, New York, NY 10031 (212) 650-7000
  7. Corning Community College

    1 Academic Dr, Corning, NY 14830 (607) 962-9222
  8. Finger Lakes Community College

    3325 Marvin Sands Dr, Canandaigua, NY 14424 (585) 785-1000
  9. Fulton-Montgomery Community College

    2805 NY-67, Johnstown, NY 12095 (518) 736-3622
  10. Glenmont Job Corps Center

    822 River Rd, Selkirk, NY 12158 (518) 767-9371
  11. Hostos Community College

    500 Grand Concourse, The Bronx, NY 10451 (718) 518-4444
  12. Iroquois Job Corps

    11780 Tibbits Rd, Medina, NY 14103 (585) 344-6700
  13. Lehman College

    250 Bedford Park Blvd W, The Bronx, NY 10468 (718) 960-8000
  14. Long Island EOC - Farmingdale State College

    1090 Suffolk Ave, Brentwood, NY 11717 (631) 434-3740
  15. Long Island EOC - Farmingdale State College

    2350 Broadhollow Rd, Farmingdale, NY 11735 (516) 962-3591
  16. Long Island EOC - Farmingdale State College

    269 Fulton Ave, Hempstead, NY 11550 (516) 489-8705
  17. Manhattan Institute

    45 W 34th St, New York, NY 10001 (347) 220-8181
  18. Mildred Elley

    25 Broadway, New York, NY 10004 (866) 370-4299
  19. Mohawk Valley Community College

    1101 Sherman Dr, Utica, NY 13501 (315) 792-5400
  20. Nassau Community College

    1 Education Dr, Garden City, NY 11530 (516) 572-7501
  21. Oneonta Job Corps

    21 Homer Folks Ave, Oneonta, NY 13820 (607) 433-2111
  22. Ossining Extension Center - Westchester Community College

    22 Rockledge Ave, Ossining, NY 10562 (914) 606-7400
  23. Rochester Educational Opportunity Center

    161 Chestnut St, Rochester, NY 14604 (585) 232-2730
  24. Schenectady County Community College

    78 Washington Ave, Schenectady, NY 12305 (518) 381-1200
  25. SUNY Manhattan Educational Opportunity Center

    163 W 125th St, New York, NY 10027 (212) 961-4400
  26. SUNY Westchester Educational Opportunity Center

    26 S Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701 (914) 606-7621
  27. Trocaire College

    360 Choate Ave, Buffalo, NY 14220 (716) 826-1200
  28. Westchester Community College

    75 Grasslands Rd, Valhalla, NY 10595 (914) 606-6600
  29. York College

    94-20 Guy R Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11451 (718) 262-2000

New York Nurse Aide Registry

The New York State Department of Health has partnered with Prometric to develop and administer its nursing home nurse aide competency exam and to manage the certified nursing assistant registry.

New York State Department of Health
Office Primary Care and Health Systems Management
Bureau of Professional Credentialing

875 Central Avenue, Albany, NY 12206
Phone: (877) 877-1827
Email: profcredhealth.ny.gov

Prometric

7941 Corporate Dr, Nottingham, MD 21236
Phone: (800) 805-9128
Email: NYCNAprometric.com
Registry Search: https://registry.prometric.com/public

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