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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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Company Confidential Niagara, WI, 54151
Part-Time or Full-Time Medical Assistant needed for busy medical practice to provide basic clinical, administrative, and office support for the medical staff. Competitive salary and benefits. No nights or weekends. Send resume to ***** Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. NO PHONE CALLS OR DROP-INS. provided by The Iron Mountain Daily News...
Units: CRITICAL CARE / ICU 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 nurse with flexibility and motivation to Expand Your Experien...
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 nurse with flexibility and motivation to Expand Your Experience, look no further. If...
Part Time Social Worker Opportunity! Wonderful opportunity for a Part Time Medical Social Worker for our Home Health division in North Houston and The Woodlands, Texas! A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services...
Units: Neonatal Intensive Care 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 nurse with flexibility and motivation to Expand Your Expe...
Laboratory 13 Week Travel Assignment Shift: Days and 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 wee...
Units: EMERGENCY - ED - ER / TRAUMA 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 Y...
Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Immediate need for full time Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant at our Houston location.We are a busy medical weight loss center seeking a very dependable, hard working and energetic Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant with at least 2 years experience. Doctor is on-site. Hours are Monday – Thursday 9am – 6pm and Friday 8am – 5pm. Benefits including me...
Travel RN Unit: Emergency / Trauma 13 Week Travel Assignment Shift: Days and 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...
Unit: THERAPY / REHAB Flexible Per-Diem Shifts 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 Physical Therapist with flexibility and motivation to Expand Your E...
Job Description: This Clinical Director Position Features: ? Fantastic Benefits ? Family and employee-owned company ? Generous Paid Days Leave ? Great Pay to $85K Incredible position available in well-known, dynamic organization. Skilled Nursing Facility has urgent need for a Clinical Director and offers great benefits, generous paid days leave, and is a family and employee-owned company. Re...
Job Description: This Temp RN (Quality Improvement Dept) Position Features: ? Fantastic Work Environment ? Non-profit ? Great Pay to $37.88/hr Immediate need for temporary RN (Quality Improvement dept) seeking great work environment for a non-profit company. The ability to be personable on the phone will be the key to success in this dynamic organization. Will be responsible for telephonic ca...
Units: Telemetry / Progressive Care / Stepdown 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 ...
Units: Telemetry / Progressive Care / Stepdown 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 nurse with flexibility and motivation to ...
Unit: CRITICAL CARE 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 nurse with flexibility and motivation to Expand Your Experience, loo...
CNA / CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANT Flexible Per-Diem Shifts 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 Nurse Assistant with flexibility and motivation to Expand...
Acclaim Hospice and Palliative Care an affiliate of Kindred at Home embraces the traditional hospice concept of patient/family-oriented care focused on the patient’s comfort and quality of living in life’s final season. The care is designed to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the patient and family. Open House Acclaim Hospice – Dayton Thursday October 9, 2014 at 10am–6pm ...
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Travel RN Unit: OR / Surgical Services 13 Week Travel Assignment Shift: Days and 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...
Travel RN Unit: Critical Care 13 Week Travel Assignment Shift: Days and 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 trav...

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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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