CNA Programs in Wisconsin

CNA Programs in Wisconsin

Are you looking for a career that is in high demand and offers a great starting salary in Wisconsin? If so, you should consider becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).

CNA Job Outlook and Salary in Wisconsin

CNAs are going to be needed in Wisconsin over the next eight years. Overall employment of CNAs in Wisconsin is expected to increase by 1.6% from 2018 to 2028. CNAs in Wisconsin earn a median salary of $32,111 per year.

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

AreaTotal EmploymentAvg. Hourly WageAvg. Annual Salary
Madison3,340$17.70$36,810
La Crosse-Onalaska1,210$15.89$33,060
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis9,190$15.65$32,560
Green Bay1,470$15.41$32,040
Racine890$15.34$31,900
Fond du Lac440$15.30$31,820
Wausau640$15.16$31,530
Janesville-Beloit790$15.01$31,210
Sheboygan520$14.76$30,710
Appleton880$14.74$30,660
Oshkosh-Neenah730$14.65$30,460
Eau Claire1,070$13.80$28,700

Requirements to Become a CNA in Wisconsin

Becoming a CNA in Wisconsin involves enrolling in a state-approved basic nurse aide training program.

After completing your training, you will need to take the state’s Nurse Aide Assessment Exam. There are two parts to the assessment exam, and you will have up to four hours to complete both parts.

A passing score will add your name to Wisconsin's Nurse Aide Registry.

State-Approved CNA Programs in Wisconsin

Wisconsin is a terrific place to begin a career as a CNA, as there are many fine CNA schools. Listed below are some of the best of these schools:

  1. Advocate Aurora Health

    3307 W Forest Home Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53215 (414) 389-2600
  2. Blackhawk Technical College

    6004 S County Rd G, Janesville, WI 53546 (608) 758-6900
  3. Blackwell Job Corps Center

    4155 Co Hwy H, Laona, WI 54541 (800) 733-5627
  4. Care Partners Health Care Training, LLC

    310 E Buffalo St #146, Milwaukee, WI 53202 (414) 376-7584
  5. Chippewa Valley Technical College

    620 W Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire, WI 54701 (715) 833-6200
  6. Gateway Technical College

    1001 Main St, Racine, WI 53403 (800) 247-7122
  7. Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College

    13466 W Trepania Rd, Hayward, WI 54843 (715) 634-4790
  8. Madison Area Technical College

    1701 Wright St, Madison, WI 53704 (608) 246-6100
  9. Mid-State Technical College

    401 N Main St, Adams, WI 53910 (608) 339-3379
  10. Mid-State Technical College

    2600 W 5th St, Marshfield, WI 54449 (715) 387-2538
  11. Mid-State Technical College

    1001 Center Point Dr, Stevens Point, WI 54481 (715) 344-3063
  12. Mid-State Technical College

    500 32nd St N, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494 (715) 422-5300
  13. Milwaukee Job Corps Center

    1442 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202 (414) 649-9044
  14. Moraine Park Technical College

    235 N National Ave, Fond du Lac, WI 54935 (800) 472-4554
  15. Neway Directions, Inc.

    6400 Gisholt Dr #102, Monona, WI 53713 (608) 221-1920
  16. Nicolet Area Technical College

    5364 College Dr, Rhinelander, WI 54501 (715) 365-4493
  17. Northcentral Technical College

    1000 W Campus Dr, Wausau, WI 54401 (715) 675-3331
  18. Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

    2740 W Mason St, Green Bay, WI 54303 (920) 498-5444
  19. University of Wisconsin

    800 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, WI 54901 (920) 424-1234
  20. Waukesha County Technical College

    327 E Broadway, Waukesha, WI 53186 (262) 695-6500
  21. Western Technical College

    400 7th St N, La Crosse, WI 54601 (608) 785-9200
  22. Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College

    1900 College Dr, Rice Lake, WI 54868 (715) 234-7082

Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has partnered with Headmaster, LLP to offer its nurse aide testing and registry services.

Wisconsin Department of Health Services

1 West Wilson Street, Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (414) 507-0013
Email: DHSWIDQA_NATCEPdhs.wisconsin.gov

Headmaster, LLP

PO Box 6609, Helena, MT 59604
Phone: (888) 401-0465
Fax: (406) 442-3357
Registry Search: https://wi.tmuniverse.com/search

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