Columbus, OH (population: 768,662) has three nursing assistant schools within its city limits. Ohio State University-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in the city with a nursing assistant program, has a total student population of 55,014. It is the 33rd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Ohio. To learn more about nursing assistant programs in Columbus, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of nursing assistant professors at Ohio State University such as Karen Ahijevych, Marsha Atkins, Jo Bacusmo, Gerene Bauldoff, Linda Bernhard, and Wendy Blakely.
Nursing Assistant students from Columbus schools who go on to become nursing assistants, medical assistants, medical office assistants, physician assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,438,010 people working as nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $24,980. Also, Physical therapist aides make on average $24,990 per year and there are about 44,160 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Columbus area alone, there are 160 employed physical therapist aides earning an average salary of $21,240. Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants in this area earn $24,970/yr and there are 8,520 employed.
Columbus lies in Delaware county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Columbus area has 908,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.70/hr average worker wage, and a $43,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 9.378 out of every 1000 jobs in Columbus are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants, and 0.173/1000 are held by physical therapist aides.
Of the 3 nursing assistant schools in Columbus, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Adult and Community Education-Hudson comes out as the most expensive ($19,392/yr) for nursing assistant students, with Academy of Court Reporting-Columbus as the lowest, reported at only $16,174/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Columbus|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||13.7 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||46.5 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||49.3 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||72.1 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||83.4 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||85.7 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||88.6 miles|