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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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Unit: CNA Flexible Per Diem RN Jobs Available Now at Multiple Facilities in the Area! - Competitive Pay Rate - First Called / Last Canceled - 401k w/ Company Match - Weekly Pay / Direct Deposit Looking for a challenge and rewarding career? Can you accept change, adapt well, fit in, and be independent? If you are a Certified Nursing Assistant with flexibility and motivation to Expand Your Exp...
Unit: REHAB Flexible Per Diem RN Jobs Available Now at Multiple Facilities in the Area! - Competitive Pay Rate - First Called / Last Canceled - 401k w/ Company Match - Weekly Pay / Direct Deposit Looking for a challenge and rewarding career? Can you accept change, adapt well, fit in, and be independent? If you are a registered nurse with flexibility and motivation to Expand Your Experience, ...
Sentara Albemarle Medical Center, in Elizabeth City, NC, is seeking a Nurse Manager for Women's Services. Sign On Bonus & Relocation Incentives are available for qualified candidates. The Clinical Nurse Manager for patient care services has 24/7 responsibility and accountability for the daily operations of one or more clinical areas. Supervises patient care services staff to ensure patient s...
This position will be a Manager for the Northern California Case Coordination Center for the California Prenatal Screening Program which is part of the California Department of Public Health, Genetic Disease Screening Program. This position has managerial and supervisory responsibilities. --Previous experience as a Prenatal Screening Coordinator strongly preferred with a working knowledge of the ...
The Operations Budget Analyst III is in the operations unit for the Department of Internal Medicine. Works directly with the Department Chief Administrative Officer to develop and implement the annual operating budget for a large, complex department which includes an administrative unit, twelve operating divisions and seven sections. Gathers and analyzes financial data from a variety of revenue an...
Sentara's Revenue Control Department is currently recruiting for a full time Director of Revenue Management. Job Summary: Directs Revenue Control Staff and Charge Integrity Staff. Supervises Revenue Control staff directly as well as the manager of the Charge Integrity Unit; coordinates quality and customer service activities; performs patient charge and departmental revenue analysis; makes recomm...
This position resides in the Clinical Trials Resource Group within the Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC), in the UC Davis School of Medicine. This position reports to the Manager, Clinical Trials, and requires frequent interaction with the various research-related functional offices and programs such as the IRB, Health Informatics, Sponsored Programs, Health System Compliance, Healt...
Clinical Trial Budget Analyst III is responsible for the performance of compliance, technical, fiscal, and administrative services required to support cancer clinical trials, including Medicare Coverage Analysis, cost analysis and proposal development, negotiation of terms, medical record abstraction, clinical research billing compliance, invoicing, and financial reports.--Experience applicable to...
Travel RN Unit: NICU 13 Week Travel Assignment Shift: Nights Available Whether you're new to the travel game or a seasoned healthcare traveler, our experienced travel specialists are there for you, to listen to your needs and guide you through the process of landing your dream job. Your new Parallon position offers benefits like: - Highest pay rates in the industry for travel RNs including w...
Sentara Albemarle Hospital, in Elizabeth City, NC, is seeking a Nurse Director for the Emergency Department. Sign On Bonus & Relocation Incentives are available for qualified candidates. Candidate will serve as mentor by role modeling a professional practice consistent with organization goals, customer service, clinical effectiveness and standards of care. The Emergency Department Director ...
Sentara. Your Community Not-For-Profit Health Partner. Our mission. We improve health every day. Sentara Healthcare is one of the most progressive and integrated health care organizations in the nation, located mainly in Southeast Virginia and Northern North Carolina with additional sites in Charlottesville, Covington, Harrisonburg and Woodbridge, VA. Sentara operates more than 100 care giving s...
AVP Medical Networks CLAIM YOUR FUTURE AS A GREAT PERFORMER! Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking a place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career possibilities, Sedgwick is the place ...
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly g...
St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, a 245-bed hospital located in Enid, OK and founded in 1915, proudly serves the residents of Northwest Oklahoma with progressive and comprehensive healthcare services. Patients receive the care they need from a highly-skilled healthcare team that has been recognized for their quality care. St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center is a subsidiary of, Universal Health Se...
The Director of Nursing and Clinical Services shall oversee and guide nursing and clinical employees that are hired for their department. Responsible for interacting with hospital staff, patients, families, visitors, and/or ancillary departments regarding patient care, concerns and conflicts by identifying and assisting resolution. Responsible and accountable for maintaining performance skills of ...
Responsible for the 24 hour management of Critical Care Services unit to ensure the facility meets the established standard of care. Job Requirements: „X Acute care leadership experience of a Critical Care Department. „X Capable of exhibiting strong leadership presence throughout the organization related to all initiatives. „X Detailed clinical and operations experience. „X Demonstrated teamw...
Universal Health Services, Inc., (UHS) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected healthcare management companies. UHS constantly strives to build a team to help us achieve excellence and positively impact customers in our more than 200 locally-managed acute care, behavioral health and ambulatory care facilities. With 67,000 employees in 37 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and ...
Will cover our Richmond, VA and surrounding areas. Seeking a chaplain with a non-sectarian approach to pastoral care. Candidates must have experience with terminally ill advocacy, counseling, bereavement and hospice philosophy. As well as, be responsible for the ongoing coordination and supervision of volunteers in our hospice program. Key Responsibilities: Participates in presentations and mar...
Brookline Health Care Center, a 120 bed skilled nursing facility, has an exceptional part time opportunity (22-25 hours) for a PTA to join our team of talented clinicians. Full benefits available for part time employees. Our Mission at Ascend Rehab is to define excellence within the healthcare community. We strive to lead the industry by delivering exceptional rehabilitation services, in a variet...
Broadspire (www.choosebroadspire.com), a leading international third party administrator, provides risk management solutions designed to help clients improve their financial results. Broadspire offers casualty claim and medical management services to assist large organizations in achieving their unique goals, increasing employee productivity and reducing the cost of risk through professional exper...

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Rate of Growth
28.10 %
Size of Industry in 2006:
4,110,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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