Nebraska CNA Facts

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Nebraska requires 75 hours of CNA training in a state approved program along with one (1) hour of abuse/neglect/misappropriation training course.

Summary: 75 hours training


Nebraska Health Care Learning Center performs CNA testing in Nebraska. Qualifications for testing include:

  1. You must have successfully complete a minimum of 75 hours of training approved by the State of Nebraska or a 21-hour basic resident care course for intermediate care facilities for the developmentally disabled.
  2. Successfully complete one hour of Nebraska-specific abuse/neglect/misappropriation training
Click here for the list of approved Nurse Aide Courses in Nebraska


Written Exam
Clinical Skills Exam

Summary: $52 testing fee


CNAs in Nebraska are required to renew their CNA certification every 2 years.

The cost to renew is free – $0.

The requirements for renewal are:

  1. Work in a paid position within 24 months of your last job as a nurse aide.
  2. You are required to provide 12 hours of continuing education for their nurse aides.

Summary: Free renewal fee; 12 hours of CEU is required


The employment outlook for CNAs in Nebraska is good. As of 2018, there are 6,090 people employed as CNAs and it is projected to grow by 11% at 2028 making it to 86, 900 employees. It’s projected annual job openings between 2018 – 2028 is 840.

Summary: 11% projected growth


The average pay rate for CNAs in Montana is $31,413 as of September 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $28,630 and $34,688

Summary: $31,413 average pay