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Healthcare Industry Overview


Nearly 17 million Americans work in healthcare, and the aging of the Baby Boomers will increase demand for healthcare services and drive up the number of healthcare jobs in the coming years.

Most jobs in healthcare involve clinical care (working with directly with patients), but nonclinical options, such as medical records and medical transcription jobs, are also available.

Healthcare Education


Healthcare employment exists for people with nearly every level of education -- from orderly jobs that require only a high school diploma to physician jobs that require a four-year medical degree, internship and residency. Many healthcare jobs also have certification, state licensure and continuing-education requirements.

Healthcare Job Market


Although political changes could alter the employment landscape, the outlook for healthcare jobs is solid. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports from 2010 to 2020:

  • Physical therapist jobs will grow 39 percent.
  • Medical assistant jobs will grow 31 percent.
  • Registered nurse jobs will grow 26 percent.
  • Pharmacist jobs will grow 25 percent.
  • Licensed practical nurse jobs will grow 22 percent.


Healthcare Salaries


In general, the more education you have, the more you’ll make in a healthcare career. Here are 2011 median salaries for some common healthcare jobs, according to the BLS:

  • Pharmacist: $113,390
  • Physical therapist: $78,270
  • Registered nurse: $65,950
  • Licensed practical nurse: $41,150
  • Medical assistant: $29,100

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RN – Behavioral Health Seeking for caring, responsive and reliable RN SETTING Growing Jacksonville, NC, located in Onslow County. Onslow County is America's fastest-growing county over the past five years, according to a federal agency that tracks economics. Onslow's booming economy is fueled by Marines and sailors stationed at Camp Lejeune and New River Air Station, according to a recent report i...
Full-Time Front Desk Coordinator Description: Job Summary- The front desk coordinator is an individual who assists to check patients out and answer phone calls in accordance with policies and procedures. Hours- Monday through Thursday 8 am – 5 pm Friday 8 am – 4 pm Benefits- Medical, Dental, Vision, Aflac, Retirement (401K), PTO (2 weeks), Holiday (major) and scrubs. Essential Job Functions- Check...
PATIENT CARE COORDINATOR National Spine and Pain Centers®, the largest interventional pain management practice on the East Coast, is currently recruiting for an exceptionally talented Patient Care Coordinator to assist our award-winning team of medical professionals at our Bowie location. We are looking for candidates who understand how impress our patients with their ability to deliver exceptiona...
RECOVERY SPECIALIST - SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR JOB OPENNING: FULL-TIME POSITION: BI-LINGUAL SPANISH PREFERRED. MUST BE REGISTERED OR CERTIFIED BY ONE OF THE ELEVEN RECOGNIZED ENITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ALOCHOL AND DRUG PROGRAM ADMINSITRATION OF CALIFORNIA. GENERAL DESCRIPTION: FACILITATING GROUPS, CONDUCTING INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING SESSIONS, PRESENTING EDUCATION LECTURES, CONDUCTING INTAKE INTERV...
About WakeMed WakeMed Health & Hospitals , located in Raleigh, North Carolina is an 870+ bed private, not-for-profit network of medical centers, ambulatory care centers and outpatient facilities, representing the largest health system in greater Raleigh, North Carolina. Our system includes over 7,600 nurses, technologists, medical support staff, and more than 1,000 affiliated physicians who repres...
About WakeMed WakeMed Health & Hospitals, located in Raleigh, North Carolina is an 870+ bed private, not-for-profit network of medical centers, ambulatory care centers and outpatient facilities, representing the largest health system in greater Raleigh, North Carolina. Our system includes over 7,600 nurses, technologists, medical support staff, and more than 1,000 affiliated physicians who represe...
About WakeMed WakeMed Health & Hospitals , located in Raleigh, North Carolina is an 870+ bed private, not-for-profit network of medical centers, ambulatory care centers and outpatient facilities, representing the largest health system in greater Raleigh, North Carolina. Our system includes over 7,600 nurses, technologists, medical support staff, and more than 1,000 affiliated physicians who repres...
About WakeMed WakeMed Cary Hospital provides quality patient care to the residents of Cary and surrounding counties. This full-service community hospital has 156 inpatient beds and is part of the WakeMed Health & Hospitals system. Cary Hospital offers an array of services including: a 24-hour Emergency Department, Women's Pavilion & Birthplace, Surgical Services and day surgery center, intensive c...
About WakeMed WakeMed Cary Hospital provides quality patient care to the residents of Cary and surrounding counties. This full-service community hospital has 156 inpatient beds and is part of the WakeMed Health & Hospitals system. Cary Hospital offers an array of services including: a 24-hour Emergency Department, Women's Pavilion & Birthplace, Surgical Services and day surgery center, intensive c...
About WakeMed WakeMed Health & Hospitals , located in Raleigh, North Carolina is an 870+ bed private, not-for-profit network of medical centers, ambulatory care centers and outpatient facilities, representing the largest health system in greater Raleigh, North Carolina. Our system includes over 7,600 nurses, technologists, medical support staff, and more than 1,000 affiliated physicians who repres...
About WakeMed WakeMed Health & Hospitals , located in Raleigh, North Carolina is an 870+ bed private, not-for-profit network of medical centers, ambulatory care centers and outpatient facilities, representing the largest health system in greater Raleigh, North Carolina. Our system includes over 7,600 nurses, technologists, medical support staff, and more than 1,000 affiliated physicians who repres...
About WakeMed WakeMed Cary Hospital provides quality patient care to the residents of Cary and surrounding counties. This full-service community hospital has 156 inpatient beds and is part of the WakeMed Health & Hospitals system. Cary Hospital offers an array of services including: a 24-hour Emergency Department, Women's Pavilion & Birthplace, Surgical Services and day surgery center, intensive c...
About WakeMed WakeMed Health & Hospitals , located in Raleigh, North Carolina is an 870+ bed private, not-for-profit network of medical centers, ambulatory care centers and outpatient facilities, representing the largest health system in greater Raleigh, North Carolina. Our system includes over 7,600 nurses, technologists, medical support staff, and more than 1,000 affiliated physicians who repres...
About WakeMed WakeMed Health & Hospitals , located in Raleigh, North Carolina is an 870+ bed private, not-for-profit network of medical centers, ambulatory care centers and outpatient facilities, representing the largest health system in greater Raleigh, North Carolina. Our system includes over 7,600 nurses, technologists, medical support staff, and more than 1,000 affiliated physicians who repres...
As a leading not-for-profit health system, WellStar exists primarily to provide programs and services that benefit our patients, communities & employees. We are driven to deliver world-class healthcare, with state of the art technology and a team committed to quality, safety, service and employee engagement. We’ve created a first-rate health system that shines like no other, and a place of which o...
WellStar Health System is a not-for-profit system recognized as a national leader in comprehensive care. Staying ahead of the curve in technology has enabled WellStar to be leaders in both the diagnosis and treatment of an extensive array of health conditions. Serving a population of more than one million residents of NW metropolitan Atlanta, WellStar consistently looks at total patient wellness a...
WellStar Health System is a not-for-profit system recognized as a national leader in comprehensive care. Staying ahead of the curve in technology has enabled WellStar to be leaders in both the diagnosis and treatment of an extensive array of health conditions. Serving a population of more than one million residents of NW metropolitan Atlanta, WellStar consistently looks at total patient wellness a...
WellStar Health System is a not-for-profit system recognized as a national leader in comprehensive care. Staying ahead of the curve in technology has enabled WellStar to be leaders in both the diagnosis and treatment of an extensive array of health conditions. Serving a population of more than one million residents of NW metropolitan Atlanta, WellStar consistently looks at total patient wellness a...
WellStar Home Health is a leading provider of home health nursing and we raise the bar with programs designed to achieve better outcomes for our patients. Our culture fosters innovation, clinical excellence and integrity. But we’re also so much more: A fiscally sound, leading not-for-profit system which is home to state-of-the-art medical technology and knowledge as we continue to rank as the empl...
About WakeMed Position Information Here at WakeMed, the Staff Nurse is responsible for providing total comprehensive nursing to patients and their families through the implementation of a plan of care. The plan is based upon the patient's developmental and health care needs identified through the assessment of the patient's physical, psychological, socioeconomic status, and physician orders regard...
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Rate of Growth
34.50 %
Size of Industry in 2006:
4,190,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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