CNA Programs in Oregon

CNA Programs in Oregon

Is your heart set on a nursing career in Oregon, but you need to start getting a weekly paycheck as soon as possible? If so, you should consider enrolling in a Certified Nursing Assistant/Nurse Aide (CNA) program.

CNA Job Outlook and Salary in Oregon

CNAs are in high demand in Oregon, and the demand is expected to stay high for almost the decade to come. Overall employment of CNAs in Oregon is expected to grow by 13.7% from 2018 to 2028. As a CNA in Oregon, you can expect to make a median salary of $32,411 per year.

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

AreaTotal EmploymentAvg. Hourly WageAvg. Annual Salary
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro7,740$18.03$37,510
Eugene1,220$17.74$36,890
Medford870$17.72$36,860
Albany570$16.86$35,080
Salem1,090$16.81$34,960
Bend-Redmond380$16.76$34,860
Corvallis340N/AN/A

Requirements to Become a CNA in Oregon

According to rules set by the Oregon State Board of Nursing, you must complete an approved training program for you to become a CNA in Oregon.

You must also register for and take the state’s CNA Certification Exam. In the state of Oregon, the CNA exam is administered by the D&S Diversified Technologies, LLP. You can register for the test by submitting an examination application to Oregon's State Board of Nursing.

If you pass the test with an acceptable score, your results will be sent to Oregon's Nurse Aide Registry, and your name will be automatically added to its list of Certified Nurse Aides in the state.

State-Approved CNA Programs in Oregon

If you decide to train as a CNA in Oregon, you will have many fine schools to choose from. Some of the best schools in the state include:

  1. Baker Technical Institute

    2500 E St, Baker City, OR 97814 (541) 519-2671
  2. Caregiver Training Institute

    12790 SE Stark St #100, Portland, OR 97233 (503) 257-0117
  3. Central Oregon Community College

    2600 NW College Way, Bend, OR 97703 (541) 383-7700
  4. Chemeketa Community College

    4000 Lancaster Dr NE, Salem, OR 97301 (503) 399-5000
  5. Clackamas Community College

    19600 S Molalla Ave, Oregon City, OR 97045 (503) 594-6000
  6. Clackamas Nursing Assistant Training

    11875 SE 129th Ave, Happy Valley, OR 97086 (503) 709-6560
  7. Clatsop Community College

    1651 Lexington Ave, Astoria, OR 97103 (503) 338-2411
  8. Columbia Gorge Community College

    400 E Scenic Dr, The Dalles, OR 97058 (541) 506-6000
  9. Concordia University

    2811 NE Holman St, Portland, OR 97211 (503) 288-9371
  10. Klamath Community College

    7390 S 6th St, Klamath Falls, OR 97603 (541) 882-3521
  11. Lane Community College

    4000 E 30th Ave, Eugene, OR 97405 (541) 463-3000
  12. Linn Benton Community College

    6500 Pacific Blvd SW, Albany, OR 97321 (541) 917-4999
  13. Moore Nurse Consulting

    328 W Main St, Hillsboro, OR 97123 (503) 523-4806
  14. Mt. Hood Community College

    26000 SE Stark St, Gresham, OR 97030 (503) 491-6422
  15. Oregon Coast Community College

    400 SE College Way, Newport, OR 97366 (541) 265-2283
  16. Oregon Institute of Technology

    27500 SW Parkway Ave, Wilsonville, OR 97070 (503) 821-1250
  17. Pacific Healthcare Training

    512 Manzanita St, Central Point, OR 97502 (541) 941-7732
  18. Portland Community College

    705 N Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97217 (971) 722-6111
  19. Portland Community College

    722 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204 (971) 722-6642
  20. Portland Community College

    2305 SE 82nd Ave, Portland, OR 97216 (971) 722-6111
  21. Portland Community College

    12000 SW 49th Ave, Portland, OR 97219 (971) 722-6111
  22. Rogue Community College

    101 S Bartlett St #7217, Medford, OR 97501 (541) 245-7500
  23. Southwestern Oregon Community College

    1988 Newmark Ave, Coos Bay, OR 97420 (541) 888-2525
  24. Springdale Job Corps Center

    31224 Historic Columbia River Hwy, Corbett, OR 97019 (503) 695-2245
  25. Treasure Valley Community College

    650 College Blvd, Ontario, OR 97914 (541) 881-8822
  26. Umpqua Community College

    1140 Umpqua College Rd, Roseburg, OR 97470 (541) 440-4600
  27. Wolf Creek Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center

    2010 Opportunity Ln, Glide, OR 97443 (800) 588-9003

Oregon Nurse Aide Registry

If you have any questions on how to get, verify, renew and reinstate a CNA certification in Oregon or transfer it to another state, you can contact the Oregon Nurse Aide Registry at:

Oregon State Board of Nursing

17938 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd, Portland, OR 97224
Phone: (971) 673-0685
Fax: (971) 673-0684
Registry Search: https://osbn.oregon.gov/OSBNVerification/Default.aspx

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