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Healthcare Employment Information

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 Saint Louis, 63122
Part Time Veterinary Assistant. Monday - Friday, every other Saturday. Opportunity for enthusiastic learner. Located in Kirkwood. Email: ***** (1925328)...
Wright City, 63390
Warrenton Manor is looking for caring & compassionate peoplefor the following full-time and part-time positions: RN's, LPN's & CNA's and Dietary Aides We offer competitive wages and benefits. Full-time LPN's will receive $1,000 sign-onbonus. Full-time RN's will receive a sign-on bonus of $2,000. Apply in person or send resume to: Warrenton Manor, #65 Hwy. AA Wright City, MO 63390 Ph. 636-456-8700...
Huntington, 25701
Dental Assistant A full-time Dental Assistant position is available with Valley Health. Successful candidate must be a high school graduate or equivalent with good organizational and communication skills. Certification or experience preferred. Apply online at www. EOE. , Listing from The Herald-Dispatch,
WORK WITH PURPOSE. Are you called to serve others? To build relationships? To make a difference? Recognized as a "Best Employer in Indiana"! Now Hiring! Dietary Aids -1st & 2nd Shift Cooks - 1st & 2nd Shift Covered Bridge Health Campus 1675 W. Tipton St. Seymour, IN 47274 Ph: (812) 523-6405 On-Site Interviews! Covered Bridge Health Campus EOE Apply online at: click the ima...
BACK IN Action of Jonesboro is looking for a highly energetic individual. Full-time position, flexible hours. Preferred you have seven legs, four arms, and the ability to do ten things at once. Please email or fax resume to: backinaction2010 or 870-802-1057...
Panama City, 32405
Clipboard02.jpg Medical/Health PRN LCSW or LMHC at Okaloosa Outpatient Center in Ft. Walton Beach Contact Kell Elliott at 850-226-7893...
newtoday.jpg Medical/Health CNA's & Resident Assistants Needed at Superior Residences. Training provided. 2300 Partin Dr N. Niceville Call 850-897-2244 Web ID: 34296855...
Company Confidential Panama City, 32405
Medical/Health Medical Receptionist Must be dependable. Please fax resume to 850-785-1189. Web ID#: 34296816...
Company Confidential Mayer, 86333
RN–Full & PT job share position available at girl’s therapeutic boarding school w/after hours on-call (Fri-Sat-Sun) & vacation relief as needed. Exp w/psychiatric meds & nutrition a plus. Refer to for job description. Fax resume (928) 632-7661 or email: scoatney@springridgeacademy. com...
Cottonwood, 86326
CERTIFIED CAREGIVER Carefree Assisted Living Center is looking for a full time and a part time certified caregiver. We provide quality, compassionate care in a homelike atmosphere. We offer competitive wages, paid holidays, paid vacation and insurance benefits. Hours may vary. Please apply in person at 22 S. 7th St. in Cottonwood. EEOE...
Company Confidential LIVE OAK, CA, 95953
River Valley Care Center is looking for experienced Dietary Services Manager With strong leadership skills. Attractive compensation package. Please stop by 9000 Larkin Rd. Live Oak, CA 95953 to fill out an application or email your resume to ***** for immediate consideration. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans This ad posted through
Company Confidential Anchorage, 99515
Nurse Consultant Full Time - (Anchorage, AK) RN for Case Management for a Spokane - Based Medical Consulting Company - Current AK RN license - CM/UR Experience - Minimum of 5 years clinical experience - Excellent documentation, communication, problem solving and organizational skills - Ability to work independently Work independently, from home, with a progressive and professional team. Please sub...
SLIP INTO A NEW CAREER Sterling Pavilion is currently seeking caring, responsible individuals for the following positions: *Full and Part-time CNA's for Second and Third Shift Must be reliable, able to multitask, and able to work weekends and holidays! If you would like to join our caring and dedicated team, apply in person @ Sterling Pavilion 105 E 23rd St., Sterling, IL 61081 Or Email Resumes to...
Long Term Exp preferred. CNA's all shifts. Nurses PM and Nights, Housekeeping, Activities. Apply in person at Lakewood Center, 14716 S. Eastern Ave, Plainfield, IL 60544 Posting provided by:...
Company Confidential TIFTON, GA, 31794
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES OF SOUTH GA Now Hiring for Tifton Start Residential Program: Full Time & Part Time * HEALTH SERVICES TECH * ASSISTANT RESIDENTIAL MANAGER For More Details or other job opportunities, Please check out our website, Fax: 229-671-6779 DFWP, EEOC...
MORNINGSIDE ASSISTED LIVING is seeking Resident Assistants Day Shift 6AM-6PM Night Shift 6PM-6AM Housekeeping 9:30AM-6PM Serious Inquiries Only Apply in person at 1700 Elmdale Rd. Please no phone calls EOE...
Nurse Practitioner/Physicians Assistant FT needed for Medical Director Support to provide care for nursing facility patients. Work schedule 4 days per week. Daylight hours. No weekends. Competitive Salary and Benefits. Send CV to: Medical Associates, Attn: Kathy Tinnell, HR Mgr, 2215 Landover Place, Lynchburg, VA 24501 or apply online at Medical Associates of Central Virginia i...
Company Confidential CONWAY, AR, 72034
BUSY SPECIALTY clinic in Conway is seeking a certified Medical Assistant. Must have exp. with EHR. Email resume to *****...
LaPorte County Wic Program looking for RN or RD or Nutritionist. 24 Hours per week Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. No weekends or holidays, Michigan City 219-879-3025...
Avera Sacred Heart Hospital HOMEMAKER PT day position to provide care for elderly, convalescent or disabled persons in patient’s homes or facilities for Avera@Home . High School diploma or GED and patient care experience preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license. PATIENT CARE TECH II FT, evenings with every other weekend and every other holiday. Provides clerical and nursing support services u...

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Rate of Growth
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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